grasserie

noun

gras·​se·​rie
¦gras(ə)¦rē,
¦gräs-
plural -s
: a destructive polyhedrosis disease of silkworms that is related to wilt and is marked by spotty yellowing of the skin and internal liquefaction

called also jaundice

Word History

Etymology

French, from gras fat (from Latin crassus) + -erie -ery

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“Grasserie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grasserie. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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