Definitions for boll weevil
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a snout beetle, Anthonomus grandis, that attacks the bolls of cotton.
Origin of boll weevil:
boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis(noun)
greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton
beetle measuring an average length of six millimeters (u00BC inch), which feeds on cotton buds and flowers, native to Central America