gorse weevil

noun
variants: or gorse seed weevil

Definition of gorse weevil

: a small black European weevil (Apion ulicis) that feeds on gorse seed and has been introduced into New Zealand for use in biological control of this plant

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“Gorse weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gorse%20weevil. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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