rhynchophora

Rhynchophora

Rhyn*choph"o*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "ry`gchos snout + fe`rein to carry.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of Coleoptera having a snoutlike head; the snout beetles, curculios, or weevils.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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