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snout beetle

noun
1.
weevil (def 1).
Origin of snout beetle
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for snout beetle

snout beetle

noun
1.
another name for weevil (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: so named because of its long proboscis
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