grasserie

[ gras-uh-ree, grah-suh- ]
/ ˈgræs ə ri, ˈgrɑ sə- /

noun

a virus disease of silkworms, characterized by yellowness of the integument and an excessive accumulation of fluid within the body.

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Origin of grasserie

1830–40; <French, equivalent to gras fat (<Latin crassus) + -erie-ery
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