Rice weevil

Definition of Rice weevil

(Zool.) a small beetle (Calandra oryzæ, or Sitophilus oryzæ) which destroys rice, wheat, and Indian corn by eating out the interior; - called also black weevil.

See also: Rice

Related Words

black weevil, genus Sitophylus, Sitophylus, Sitophylus oryzae, weevil
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