Egyptian alfalfa weevil

noun

Definition of Egyptian alfalfa weevil

: an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) that is now a pest of alfalfa in western North America

First Known Use of Egyptian alfalfa weevil

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Egyptian alfalfa weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Egyptian%20alfalfa%20weevil. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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