Sitona

noun
Si·​to·​na | \ sə̇ˈtōnə \

Definition of Sitona

: a genus of weevils including some that are injurious to various crop plants — see sweetclover weevil

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History and Etymology for Sitona

New Latin, probably from Late Latin, grain buyer, from Greek sitōnes, from sitos grain

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“Sitona.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sitona. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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