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foulbrood

[ foul-brood ]
/ ˈfaʊlˌbrud /
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noun
any of several bacterial diseases of honeybee larvae, characterized by the putrefying of body tissues.
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Origin of foulbrood

First recorded in 1860–65; foul + brood

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