cabbage seedpod weevil


Definition of cabbage seedpod weevil

: a small grayish black weevil (Ceutorhynchus assimilis) related to the cabbage curculio but smaller and feeding on and destroying the developing seeds of cabbage and other cruciferous plants

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First Known Use of cabbage seedpod weevil

1947, in the meaning defined above

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