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grasserie

[gras-uh-ree, grah-suh-] /ˈgræs ə ri, ˈgrɑ sə-/
noun
1.
a virus disease of silkworms, characterized by yellowness of the integument and an excessive accumulation of fluid within the body.
Also called jaundice.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French, equivalent to gras fat (< Latin crassus) + -erie -ery
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