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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curculio \Cur*cu"li*o\ (k?r-r?"l?-?), n.; pl. Curculios (-?z).
     [L., a grain weevil.] (Zool.)
     One of a large group of beetles ({Rhynchophora) of many
     genera; -- called also weevils, snout beetles,
     billbeetles, and billbugs. Many of the species are very
     destructive, as the plum curculio, the corn, grain, and rice
     weevils, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

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