bruchus

noun
bru·​chus | \ˈbrükəs\

Definition of bruchus 

1 capitalized : the type genus of the family Bruchidae

2 plural bruchus or bruchuses : any of the small seed-eating weevils that constitute the genus Bruchus

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History and Etymology for bruchus

New Latin, from Latin, wingless larva of the locust, from Greek broukos, brouchos locust, wingless larva of the locust

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