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anthracnose

noun an·thrac·nose \an-ˈthrak-ˌnōs\

Definition of ANTHRACNOSE

:  any of numerous destructive plant diseases caused by imperfect fungi and characterized especially by necrotic lesions

Origin of ANTHRACNOSE

French, from Greek anthrak-, anthrax + nosos disease
First Known Use: 1886
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