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
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Examples from the Web for pea weevil
That is how the pea-weevil would behave under similar conditions.Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre