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milky spore

Syllabification: milk·y spore

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Definition of milky spore in English:

noun

A bacterial disease of beetle larvae, including the Japanese beetle; the bacterium has been isolated and used in a commercial pesticide sold under the same name.
  • Bacillus popilliae, family Bacillaceae

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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