granary weevil

noun

Definition of granary weevil

: a small brown weevil (Sitophilus granarius) which feeds on and lays its eggs in the kernels of stored grain (as wheat, barley, maize) in which the larva develops and within the hull of which it pupates

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“Granary weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granary%20weevil. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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