bean weevil

  1. a seed beetle, Acanthoscelides obtectus, the larvae of which live in and feed on growing or stored beans.

Origin of bean weevil

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby bean weevil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bean weevil in a sentence