: any of various weevils (as of the genus Sphenophorus) having larvae that eat the roots of cereal and other grasses
Recent Examples on the Web Check for mealybugs, billbugs and nematodes in zoysia lawns and treat as needed. 23. —Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, 30 June 2018
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