- egyptian alfalfa weevil
Usage: usually capitalized E: an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) related to the alfalfa weevil and established in western No. America where it feeds on alfalfa and various clovers
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Egyptian alfalfa weevil — noun Date: 1943 an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) that is now a pest of alfalfa in western North America … New Collegiate Dictionary