noun Co·no·tra·che·lus \ˌkōnə‧ˈtrākələs, -trak-, -ə‧trəˈkēləs\

Definition of Conotrachelus

  1. :  a large genus of small, dark-colored American weevils (family Curculionidae) the larvae of which develop in fruits and seeds — see plum curculio

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Origin and Etymology of conotrachelus

New Latin, from 2con- + Greek trachēlos neck, throat

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capable of being understood in two ways

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