from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several weevils, especially of the genera Calendra or Sitophilus, whose larvae feed on plants such as corn and other cereal grasses.
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- n. weevil
In Florida, the most serious insect pest is the billbug, Calendra cariosa, and the crop is also attacked by a stem nematode, Ditylenchus spp. and by the awl nematode,