black vine weevil


Definition of black vine weevil

: a small elongated dull-black flightless weevil (Brachyrhinus sulcatus) of which the adult feeds on foliage and the larva on the roots of many crop and ornamental plants

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“Black vine weevil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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