Definition of grain weevil in English:

grain weevil


  • A weevil that is a common pest of stored grain, which is eaten by the larvae.

    Sitophilus granarius, family Curculionidae

    • ‘The Grain Weevil cannot fly but is a tireless walker.’
    • ‘Grain Weevils infest stored grain products.’
    • ‘For instance, a female grain weevil will bore into a wheat kernel to lay an egg.’