from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small destructive insect (Sitophilus oryzae) that infests stored grain and cereal products.
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- n. Sitophilus oryzae, a pest that attacks several crops, including wheat, rice, and maize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small beetle (Calandra oryzæ, or Sitophilus oryzæ) which destroys rice, wheat, and Indian corn by eating out the interior; -- called also black weevil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
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