fla·che·rie | \ ˌflashəˈrē, flaˈshrē, -lä- \
variants: or less commonly flachery \ ˈflashərē \
Definition of flacherie
: a disease of silkworms and other caterpillars marked by loss of appetite, sluggishness, dysentery, and flaccidity of the body, terminating fatally with rapid darkening and liquefaction of the body, and caused by an infective agent not certainly identified
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