Ceutorhynchus

noun Ceu·to·rhyn·chus \ˌsütəˈriŋkəs\

Definition of Ceutorhynchus

  1. :  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 — more at hide


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