muscardine

noun mus·car·dine \ˈməskə(r)də̇n, -(r)ˌdēn\
variants: less commonly

muscardine disease

Definition of muscardine

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various fungus diseases of insects caused by imperfect fungi that proliferate and ramify throughout the body of the host; especially :  calcino — see green muscardine

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Origin and Etymology of muscardine

French muscardine


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