Hypera

noun
Hy·pera | \ˈhīpərə\

Definition of Hypera 

: a large genus of small often mottled or hairy weevils whose legless larvae feed destructively on numerous crop plants (as legumes) and have ventral ridges that function as legs — compare alfalfa weevil, clover leaf weevil

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History and Etymology for Hypera

New Latin, from Greek hypera upper rope, brace (of a ship), from hyper above, over

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