rice water weevil

noun

Definition of rice water weevil

: a weevil (Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus) that feeds as a larva on the roots of the rice plant when under water and as an adult on the rice leaves

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“Rice water weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice%20water%20weevil. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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