chestnut weevil


Definition of chestnut weevil

: either of two brownish weevils (Curculio auriger and C. proboscideus) that lay eggs in the nut of the chestnut tree, the larvae feeding in and destroying the fruit

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“Chestnut weevil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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