amoeba disease

noun

: a disease of adult honeybees caused by an amoeba (Vahlkampfia mellifica)

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amoeba disease was in 1928

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“Amoeba disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amoeba%20disease. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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