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calandra, noun

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Also calander.
Origin:
DutchShow more Adaptation of Dutch kalander grain weevil.
The vineyard weevil Phlyctinus callosus of the Curculionidae; its larva; also called kalander noun1.
1896 R. Wallace Farming Indust. of Cape Col. 148The insect pest of the vineyard known by the name of the calander, Phlyctimes callosus, has been successfully checked at Groot Constantia by the application of a moderate dressing of lime to the soil.
1973 M.S. Leroux in Std Encycl. of Sn Afr. V. 308The most important pests [to which South African grapes are subject] are the mealy bug..; calandra or snout-beetle (Eremnus, Phlyctinus and Bustomes).
The vineyard weevil Phlyctinus callosus of the Curculionidae; its larva; also called kalandernoun.

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