noun, plural cur·cu·li·os.
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Origin of curculio
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Example sentences from the Web for curculio
It is as much exposed to depredations from curculio as the plum, and must be treated in the same way.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
The weevil (curculio) was bad enough last year so we are spraying this year.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
The curculio or fruit worm is best controlled by jarring, as for plums (which see).The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
My trees are troubled with tent-caterpillar, flathead borer, and leaf-roller; and my apples with codling-moth and curculio.The Apple|Various
Curculio nebulosus is also to be found on them, in places where the turf has been peeled; and some scarce Lepidoptera.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby