sweet-potato weevil

noun
variants: or sweet-potato borer

Definition of sweet-potato weevil

: a bluish-black weevil (Cylas formicarius) with a red prothorax whose larva bores in sweet-potato tubers

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“Sweet-potato weevil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet-potato%20weevil. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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