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English noun: infestation

1. infestation (state) the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites


Broader (hypernym)fullness


Narrower (hyponym)acariasis, acaridiasis, acariosis, ascariasis, bilharzia, bilharziasis, coccidiosis, dracunculiasis, echinococcosis, enterobiasis, fascioliasis, fasciolopsiasis, fasciolosis, Guinea worm, Guinea worm disease, helminthiasis, hydatid disease, hydatidosis, lousiness, myiasis, myositis trichinosa, onchocerciasis, opisthorchiasis, pediculosis, river blindness, schistosomiasis, trichiniasis, trichinosis, trichuriasis, trombiculiasis

2. infestation (group) a swarm of insects that attack plants


SamplesA plague of grasshoppers.


Synonymsplague


Broader (hypernym)cloud, swarm









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