Origin of infestation
Related Words for infestationinvasion, scourge, contagion, pandemic, epidemic, curse, infection, outbreak, influenza, infestation, mildew, decay, eyesore, canker, pest, affliction, fungus, pestilence, ravage, rash
Examples from the Web for infestation
Contemporary Examples of infestation
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.Are Water Filters B.S.?
August 19, 2014
In addition to this mess, there was also an infestation of maggots.Republican Slobs Stick Together
January 30, 2014
The apartment she was assigned to there had an infestation of cockroaches.Denise Richards’ Reality
July 31, 2011
Historical Examples of infestation
All the infestation at the edges of these spots must be destroyed.
The infestation of markets by this species has been described above.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches
Louis M. Roth
The skull of no. 34677 shows no infestation of the frontal sinuses by parasites.
The frontal sinuses of the type are malformed as a result of infestation by parasites.
It is sometimes, in calves, a symptom of infestation with worms.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Word Origin and History for infestation
early 15c., from Late Latin infestationem (nominative infestatio) "a troubling, disturbing, molesting," noun of action from past participle stem of infestare (see infest).