Rhynchophora

plural noun Rhyn·choph·o·ra \ riŋˈkäfərə \

Definition of Rhynchophora

:a large and economically important group of beetles consisting of the weevils that usually have the head more or less prolonged in front to form a snout

rhynchophoran

adjective or noun

rhynchophore

\ˈriŋkəˌfō(ə)r\ noun, plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of rhynchophora

New Latin, from rhynch- + -phora


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