black spot


black spot


: a dangerous place or a place where a particular problem or difficulty is very common

Full Definition of BLACK SPOT

:  any of several bacterial or fungal diseases of plants characterized by black spots or blotches especially on the leaves

First Known Use of BLACK SPOT

circa 1889

black spot

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLACK SPOT

: a spotting of frozen meat caused by an imperfect fungus of the genus Cladosporium (C. herbarum)


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