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  • n. The presence of a large number of pest organisms in an area or field, on the surface of a host or anything that might contact a host, or in the soil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of infesting or state of being infested; molestation; vexation; annoyance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of infesting or harassing; harassment; molestation.
  • n. A harassing inroad; a malignant or mischievous invasion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a swarm of insects that attack plants
  • n. the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites

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