English version

boll weevil

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
boll weevilˌboll ˈweevil noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBIHBPan insect that eats and destroys cotton plants
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boll weevilThe boll weevil infests cotton fields and millionaires go bankrupt.
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