rhyncophoran

rhyncophoran
rhyncophoran [riŋ käf′ə rən]
n.
< ModL Rhyncophora < Gr rhynchos, snout + -phoros, bearer (see -PHORE) + -AN
any of various beetles, including the weevils, having the head extended to form a snout

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  • rhyncophoran — [riŋ käf′ə rən] n. [< ModL Rhyncophora < Gr rhynchos, snout + phoros, bearer (see PHORE) + AN] any of various beetles, including the weevils, having the head extended to form a snout …   English World dictionary

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