Definition of Seed weevil

1. Noun. A small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes.

Exact synonyms: Seed Beetle
Generic synonyms: Weevil
Group relationships: Bruchidae, Family Bruchidae
Specialized synonyms: Bruchus Pisorum, Pea Weevil, Acanthoscelides Obtectus, Bean Weevil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seed Weevil

seed money
seed moneys
seed monies
seed oyster
seed pearl
seed pearls
seed pit
seed plant
seed plants
seed shrimp
seed stock
seed stocks
seed tick
seed vessel
seed vessels
seed weevil (current term)
seedable
seedbank
seedbanks
seedbed
seedbeds
seedbox
seedboxes
seedcake
seedcakes
seedcase
seedcases
seedcod
seedcorn
seede

Literary usage of Seed weevil

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

1. The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds and Roots by Sutton & Sons (1908)
"The Pea Seed-Weevil or Bug (Bruchus /«t').—This pest attacks Peas at the time of flowering ... Our illustration shows the Pea Seed-Weevil natural size and ..."

2. Observations of Injurious Insects and Common Farm Pests ... with Methods of by Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1898)
"The following paper is inserted not so much with a view of entering on the life-history of the Turnip-seed Weevil, which has already been given, ..."

3. Observations of Injurious Insects and Common Farm Pests ... with Methods of by Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1891)
"In that year this Ceutorhynchus contractus (the Charlock or Charlock-seed Weevil) was reported as doing much damage to young Turnips in their first growth, ..."

4. The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds and Roots by Sutton & Sons (1908)
"The Pea Seed-Weevil or Bug (Bruchus /«t').—This pest attacks Peas at the time of flowering ... Our illustration shows the Pea Seed-Weevil natural size and ..."

5. Observations of Injurious Insects and Common Farm Pests ... with Methods of by Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1898)
"The following paper is inserted not so much with a view of entering on the life-history of the Turnip-seed Weevil, which has already been given, ..."

6. Observations of Injurious Insects and Common Farm Pests ... with Methods of by Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1891)
"In that year this Ceutorhynchus contractus (the Charlock or Charlock-seed Weevil) was reported as doing much damage to young Turnips in their first growth, ..."

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