pébrine

noun
pé·​brine | \ (ˈ)pā¦brēn \
plural -s

Definition of pébrine

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

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Other Words from pébrine

pebrinous \ ˈpebrənəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for pébrine

French, from Provençal pebrino, from pebre pepper, from Latin piper

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“Pébrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/p%C3%A9brine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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