cabbage seedpod weevil

noun

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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1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage seedpod weevil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage%20seedpod%20weevil. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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