[ gras-uh-ree, grah-suh- ]
/ ˈgræs ə ri, ˈgrɑ sə- /
a virus disease of silkworms, characterized by yellowness of the integument and an excessive accumulation of fluid within the body.
Origin of grasserie
1830–40; < French, equivalent to gras fat (< Latin crassus) + -erie -ery
Also called jaundice.
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