Definition of Isle of Wight disease in English:

Isle of Wight disease

Line breaks: Isle of Wight dis|ease

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[mass noun]
A disease of bees that is caused by a parasitic mite.
  • The mite is Acarapis woodi, order (or subclass) Acari


so named because it was first observed in the Isle of Wight in 1904.

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