from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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