Definition of Billbug

1. a weevil [n -S] - See also: weevil



Medical Definition of Billbug

1. A weevil or curculio of various species, as the corn weevil. See Curculio. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Billbug

billability
billable
billables
billabong
billabongs
billard
billary
billboarded
billboarding
billboardless
billboardlike
billboards
billbook
billbooks
billbug (current term)
billbugs
billed
biller
billers
billet
billet-doux
billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads

Literary usage of Billbug

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1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"... bug Cotton boll worm Bean-leaf beetle Striped garden caterpillar Wireworm Cutworms May beetle Grasshoppers Corn billbug Corn-louse ants Imbricated-snout ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1922)
"A study of the life history of the maize billbug. Journ. Econ. Ent. 9, pp. 120-128. HUTSON, JC ¡»IS.—Some insect pests in Cuba. Agri. News XVII, No. ..."

3. Index to the Annual Reports of the U. S. Department of Agriculture for the by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1896)
"1886, 406. annual variations per yield, 1884, 480. . available sugar in juice, 188!, 503. billbug, description aud remarks, 1881, 138. notes, 1884, 413; ..."

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