Curculionidae

noun
true weevils: snout beetles
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑snout beetle, ↑Anthonomus, ↑genus Anthonomus

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\(ˌ)kərˌkyülēˈänəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Curculion-, Curculio, type genus + -idae
: a family of snout beetles (suborder Rhynchophora) consisting of the typical weevils and including many that injure fruits and crops

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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