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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