Isle of Wight disease

-ˈwīt-
: a serious European disease of adult honeybees caused by a minute mite (Acarapis woodi)

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Etymology

Isle of Wight, island in the English channel constituting a county of England

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“Isle of Wight disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isle%20of%20Wight%20disease. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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