curculio

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noun cur·cu·lio \(ˌ)kər-ˈkyü-lē-ˌō\

Definition of curculio

plural

curculios

  1. :  any of various weevils; especially :  one that injures fruit

Origin and Etymology of curculio

Latin, grain weevil


First Known Use: 1756


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