Egyptian alfalfa weevil
noun Date: 1943 an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) that is now a pest of alfalfa in western North America

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  • egyptian alfalfa weevil — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) related to the alfalfa weevil and established in western No. America where it feeds on alfalfa and various clovers …   Useful english dictionary

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