peach weevil

noun

Definition of peach weevil

: a large curculio (Ithycercus noveboracensis) that attacks the buds and twigs of the peach and oak

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“Peach weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peach%20weevil. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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