rice weevil

noun

Definition of rice weevil

1 : a small weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) destructive especially of stored rice, wheat, flour, and biscuit

called also black weevil

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“Rice weevil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice%20weevil. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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