Fuller rose beetle

noun
Ful·​ler rose beetle
variants: or Fuller's rose weevil

Definition of Fuller rose beetle

: a small broad-snouted grayish weevil (Pantomorus godmani) feeding on the leaves of numerous cultivated plants and being especially destructive to citrus and certain ornamentals

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History and Etymology for Fuller rose beetle

perhaps after Andrew S. Fuller †1896 American horticulturist

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“Fuller rose beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fuller%20rose%20beetle. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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