Definition of Rice weevil

1. Noun. Brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice.

Exact synonyms: Black Weevil, Sitophylus Oryzae
Generic synonyms: Weevil
Group relationships: Genus Sitophylus, Sitophylus



Definition of Rice weevil

1. Noun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rice Weevil

rice noodle
rice noodles
rice paddy
rice paper
rice pudding
rice puddings
rice queen
rice rat
rice rats
rice rocket
rice shell
rice shells
rice vinegar
rice vinegars
rice water
rice weevil (current term)
rice weevils
rice wine
rice wines
riceball
ricebird
ricebirds
riceburger
riceburgers
riced
ricefish
ricefishes
ricegrower

Literary usage of Rice weevil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"... the following four species are the most injurious: 2 (1) The granary weevil (Calandra granaria L.) (2) The rice weevil (Calandra oryza L.) (3) The ..."

2. Genetic Evaluation for Insect Resistance in Rice by E A Heinrichs, F. G. Medrano, H. R. Rapusas, International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Chapter 25 rice weevil, MAIZE WEEVIL, AND GRANARY WEEVIL S. oryzae Stored grain ... Of the various stored grain pests that attack rice, the rice weevil ..."

3. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The thorax of the rice weevil is closely pitted with round punctures in ... Moreover, the wings of the rice weevil are well developed and the insect ..."

4. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The thorax of the rice weevil is closely pitted with round punctures in ... Moreover, the wings of the rice weevil are well developed and the insect can fly ..."

5. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1877)
"by the ignorant, the present; insect and the rice-weevil are the only ones found injuring wheat, and then only when ..."

6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"Curtis states a curious fact, that the granary- weevil in England " is destitute of the organs of flight, whilst the rice weevil has a pair of serviceable ..."

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