Dictionary

milky disease

noun

Definition of MILKY DISEASE

:  a destructive disease of scarab beetle grubs and especially Japanese beetle larvae that is caused by a bacterium (Bacillus popilliae) and is sometimes used in biological control —called also milky spore disease
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of MILKY DISEASE

circa 1940

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Milky WayPrevious Word in the Dictionary: milkyAll Words Near: milky disease
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears