from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small red weevil (Sitophilus granarius), which destroys stored wheat and other grain, by eating out the interior.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rhynchophorous coleopteran or snout-beetle of the genus Calandra (or Sitophilus) and family Calaudridœ, which injures stored cereals. See Calandra, 2, and weevil.


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