Ceutorhynchus

noun Ceu·to·rhyn·chus \ ˌsütəˈriŋkəs \

Definition of Ceutorhynchus

:a large nearly cosmopolitan genus of weevils (family Curculionidae) including a number of forms very destructive to cruciferous plants

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Origin and Etymology of ceutorhynchus

New Latin, from ceuto- (irregular from Greek keuthein to hide) + -rhynchus


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