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Main Entry: wee·vil
Pronunciation: primarystresswemacron-vschwal
Function: noun
: any of a family of mostly small beetles that have the head long and usually curved downward to form a snout bearing the jaws at the tip and that include many that feed on and are very harmful to plants or plant products (as nuts, fruit, and grain) especially as larvae -- called also snout beetle -- compare BOLL WEEVIL
- wee·vily or wee·vil·ly /primarystresswemacronv-(schwa-)lemacron/ adjective
[weevil illustration]

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