cowpea weevil

noun

Definition of cowpea weevil

: a small nearly cosmopolitan weevil (Callosobruchus maculatus) having larvae that eat the interior of cowpeas, common peas, and beans

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“Cowpea weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cowpea%20weevil. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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