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foulbrood

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noun foul·brood \ˈfau̇(-ə)l-ˌbrüd\

Definition of foulbrood

  1. :  a destructive disease of honeybee larvae caused by bacteria (as Bacillus larvae)



1863

First Known Use of foulbrood

1863


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