bruchus

noun bru·chus \ˈbrükəs\

Definition of bruchus

  1. 1 capitalized :  the type genus of the family Bruchidae

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

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Origin and Etymology of bruchus

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


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