Recent Examples of boll weevil from the Web
The pheromones lured boll weevils into traps where they could be sprayed with pesticides.
But the boll weevil’s story was different in Enterprise.
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First Known Use of boll weevil
BOLL WEEVIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boll weevil for English Language Learners
: a small insect that feeds on cotton plants
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