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ekin kurdu
pamuk kurdu

Pamuk kurdu uzun zamandır pamuklu bitkilerin başına bela olmuş durumda. - The boll weevil has long plagued cotton crops.

i., zool. buğdaybiti
{i} buğday biti
{i} pamukkurdu
bitki kurtlarından birkaç cins
boll weevil
pamuk kurdu

Pamuk kurdu uzun zamandır pamuklu bitkilerin başına bela olmuş durumda. - The boll weevil has long plagued cotton crops.

plum weevil
erik pamukkurdu
nut weevil
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Any of several small herbivorous beetles in the superfamily Curculionoidea. Many of them have a distinctive snout
Any of several similar but more distantly related beetles such as the biscuit weevil
Any of several small herbivorous beetles in the family Curculionidae belonging to the superfamily Curculionoidea
{n} an insect injurious to grain
See also Pea weevil, Rice weevil, Seed weevil, under Pea, Rice, and Seed
{i} beetle that has a snout-like projection and feeds on various grains and fruits
Any one of numerous species of snout beetles, or Rhynchophora, in which the head is elongated and usually curved downward
Many of the species are very injurious to cultivated plants
The larvæ of other species bore under the bark and into the pith of trees and various other plants, as the pine weevils (see under Pine)
A weevil is a small insect which feeds on grain and seeds, and destroys crops. a small insect that feeds on grain, flour etc and spoils it. or snout beetle Any of about 40,000 beetle species in the largest family of beetles, Curculionidae, which is also the largest family in the animal kingdom. Most weevils have long, elbowed antennae that may fold into special grooves on the prominent snout. Many species are wingless. Most species are less than 0.25 in. (6 mm) long, are plainly coloured and marked, and feed exclusively on plants. Some species are more than 3 in. (80 mm) long. The larvae may feed on only a certain part of a plant or a single plant species; adults are less specialized. The family includes many destructive pests, including the boll weevil
any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout weevils and seed weevils
The larvæ of some of the species live in nuts, fruit, and grain by eating out the interior, as the plum weevil, or curculio, the nut weevils, and the grain weevil (see under Plum, Nut, and Grain)
alfalfa weevil
a European weevil, Hypera postica, that infests alfalfa crops
boll weevil
beetle measuring an average length of six millimeters (¼ inch), which feeds on cotton buds and flowers, native to Central America
giraffe weevil
A weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa) endemic to Madagascar. It derives its name from an extended neck much like that of the common giraffe
maize weevil
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pine weevil
a species of weevils that can cause damage on young spruce seedlings
rice weevil
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alfalfa weevil
A weevil (Hypera postica) native to Europe that has widely infested North American alfalfa crops
bean weevil
larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans
boll weevil
A small, greyish beetle of the southeastern United States with destructive larvae that hatch in and damage cotton bolls
boll weevil
A conservative Democratic politician from a state in the southern U S : a slang term
boll weevil
an insect that eats and destroys cotton plants. Small beetle (Anthonomus grandis) found almost everywhere cotton is cultivated. It is the most serious cotton pest in North America. Adults vary in size according to how much food they received as larvae, but they average about 0.25 in. (6 mm) long, including the long, curved snout. In the spring adults deposit eggs in cotton buds or fruit. After hatching, the larvae live within the cotton boll, destroying the seeds and surrounding fibres. Because the larvae and pupae remain inside the cotton bolls, they cannot be killed with insecticides. The boll weevil destroys an estimated three to five million bales of cotton annually
boll weevil
grayish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton
pea weevil
larvae live in and feed on seeds of the pea plant
rice weevil
brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
rice weevil
A small destructive insect (Sitophilus oryzae) that infests stored grain and cereal products
seed weevil
Any of various small beetles of the family Bruchidae whose larvae bore into and feed on the dried seeds of peas, beans, and similar plants
plural of weevil
Having weevils; weeviled
{s} full of weevils (i.e. a field)

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    snout beetle, true weevil


    /ˈwēvəl/ /ˈwiːvəl/


    [ 'wE-v&l ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English wevel, from Old English wifel, from Proto-Germanic *weƀilaz (cf. Dutch tortwevel ‘dung beetle’, Low German Scharnwevel ‘id.’, German Wiebel ‘beetle, chafer’), from Proto-Indo-European *u̯ebhel (cf. Lithuanian vãbalas ‘beetle, weevil’, Russian dialect веблица (veblica, “intestinal worm”)), from *( h1)u̯ebh- ‘to weave, wave’. More at weave and wave.

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