noun pé·brine \(ˈ)pā¦brēn\

Definition of pébrine



  1. :  a contagious disease of the silkworm and other caterpillars produced by a microsporidian protozoan (Nosema bombycis)


\ˈpebrənəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pébrine

French, from Provençal pebrino, from pebre pepper, from Latin piper — more at pepper

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a trip made at another's expense

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