Cryptorhynchus

noun
Cryp·​to·​rhyn·​chus | \ ˌkriptəˈriŋkəs \

Definition of Cryptorhynchus

: a large cosmopolitan genus of weevils including numerous pests of economic plants (as the poplar borer)

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History and Etymology for Cryptorhynchus

New Latin, from crypt- + -rhynchus

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“Cryptorhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptorhynchus. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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