[gras-uh-ree, grah-suh-]
  1. 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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018