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English definition of “botulism”


noun [U]     /ˈbɒt.jʊ.lɪ.zəm/ US  /ˈbɑː.tʃə-/
a serious type of food poisoning caused by bacteria in badly preserved food Bacteria, moulds, germs and virusesPoisoning and allergy
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