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- a seed beetle, Bruchus pisorum, the larvae of which live in and feed on the seeds of the pea plant.
Origin of pea weevil
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for pea weevil
That is how the pea-weevil would behave under similar conditions.
The next day she would have a similar letter regarding mite-galls on black currants, or pea-weevil larvæ or clover-eel worms.