Definition of Pebrine

1. n. An epidemic disease of the silkworm, characterized by the presence of minute vibratory corpuscles in the blood.



Definition of Pebrine

1. Noun. A parasitic disease affecting silkworms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pebrine

1. a silkworm disease [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pebrine

1. An epidemic disease of the silkworm, characterised by the presence of minute vibratory corpuscles in the blood. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pebrine

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pænitence
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pænultimate
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Literary usage of Pebrine

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1. Microbes, Ferments and Moulds by Édouard Louis Trouessart (1886)
"pebrine.—In the silkworm nurseries, in which this disease prevails, the silkworms which issue from the eggs, technically called seed, are slowly and ..."

2. Pen and Pencil in Asia Minor; Or, Notes from the Levant. by William Cochran (1887)
"... and do not contain the least corpuscle of pebrine, then you will succeed in all your cultivations." When microscopical examination is over for the day, ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1889)
"The greatest danger to which silk-worms are liable is pebrine, appearing in the form of myriads of oval and pear-shaped corpuscles in the interior of the ..."

4. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1877)
"Inasmuch as the corpuscles of the preceding year, resting as dust on the tables, floors, etc., of the breeding rooms, though inert as to pebrine, ..."

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