rose curculio

noun

Definition of rose curculio

: a small bright red weevil (Rhynchites bicolor) with black snout and underside that is common on roses and produces larvae that feed on the seed pods

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“Rose curculio.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20curculio. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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