infestation - Ologies & -Isms Definition
Variant of infest
- to overrun or inhabit in large numbers, usually so as to be harmful or bothersome; swarm in or over
- to be parasitic in or on (a host)
Origin: Fr infester from Classical Latin infestare, to attack, trouble from infestus, hostile from in-, inch(es) plush Indo-European base an unverified form dhers-, to be bold, attack from source dare
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