plural noun
Cur·cu·li·on·i·dae | \(ˌ)kərˌkyülēˈänəˌdē\

Definition of Curculionidae 

: a family of snout beetles (suborder Rhynchophora) consisting of the typical weevils and including many that injure fruits and crops

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History and Etymology for Curculionidae

New Latin, from Curculion-, Curculio, type genus + -idae

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