/ (ˈrɪŋkəˌfɔː) /
a member of the Rhynchophora, a former name for the superfamily of beetles (Curculionoidea) that comprises the weevils and bark beetles
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Word Origin for rhynchophore
C19: New Latin rhyncophora, from Greek rhunkhos a snout + -phoros bearing
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