cabbage curculio

noun

Definition of cabbage curculio

: a small weevil (Ceutorhynchus rapae) that feeds within the stems and on the leaves of cabbage and other cruciferous plants

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First Known Use of cabbage curculio

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage curculio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage%20curculio. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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