alfalfa weevil

noun

Definition of alfalfa weevil

: a small dark brown European weevil (Hypera postica) that is now a widespread pest of alfalfa in North America

First Known Use of alfalfa weevil

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Alfalfa weevil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alfalfa%20weevil. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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