Definition of “botulism” - English Dictionary

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“botulism” in British English

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botulismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɒtʃ.ə.lɪ.zəm/ us /ˈbɑː.tʃə.lɪ.zəm/

Examples from literature

  • It should be clearly understood that botulism is one of the very rare maladies. 
  • To regard every can as a source of botulism is worse than regarding every dog as a source of hydrophobia. 

(Definition of “botulism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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