pea weevil

noun

Definition of pea weevil

1 : a small weevil (Bruchus pisorum) that destroys peas by eating out the interior
2 : a European weevil (Sitona lineatus) that feeds on the leaves of peas

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“Pea weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pea%20weevil. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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