pea weevil

Origin of pea weevil

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for pea weevil

Historical Examples of 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.

    Woman in Science

    John Augustine Zahm