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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Infestation by certain larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork).

Usage examples (35)
  • "Now do you suppose," said poppa confidentially, "that the idea of trichinosis had anything to do with slackening the demand?"
  • She brought home so much pork, she got trichinosis.
  • Y'all's new funny-books, where be the trichinosis jokes?
  • “Trees” trench warfare trial and error trial balloon trichinosis for more
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