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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small weevil that in the larval state destroys beans. The American species is Bruchus fabæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American species of the genus Bruchus, which attacks beans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans

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