pébrine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French pébrine.

Noun[edit]

pébrine (uncountable)

  1. A parasitic disease affecting silkworms.
    • 2007, Graham Robb, The Discovery of France, Picador 2008, p. 267:
      In 1852, a disease called pébrine began to spread among the silkworms.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Occitan pebrino.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pébrine f (plural pébrines)

  1. pébrine

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