Infestation

Meaning: Infestation is the state of being invaded or overrun by pests or parasites. It can also refer to the actual organisms living on or within a host.

Synonyms: Affliction, mildew, rot, pollution, decay, eyesore, fungus, contamination, pestilence, pest, scourge.

In Hindi: संक्रमण, प्रकोप

Use: An elm tree or Scots pine suffers a caterpillar infestation, the tree releases a scent that attracts a species of tiny wasp.

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