What is another word for boll weevil?

262 synonyms found


[ bˈɒl wˈiːvə͡l], [ bˈɒl wˈiːvə‍l], [ b_ˈɒ_l w_ˈiː_v_əl]

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How to use "Boll weevil" in context?

Boll weevils are small, brown, beetle-like insects that feed on the leaves of plants. The adult boll weevil lays eggs in the petioles and stems of plants. When the eggs hatch, the larvae eat the tissue inside the petiole and stem. Soon, the plant dies. The boll weevil is a serious pest of many types of plants, both woody and herbaceous.

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