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


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

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“Grasserie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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