from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of pébrine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An epidemic disease of the silkworm, characterized by the presence of minute vibratory corpuscles in the blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An epizoötic and zymotic disease of the silk-worm of commerce, evidenced outwardly by dwindling and inequality in size, and by black spots like burns.


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