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citrus canker

noun

Definition of CITRUS CANKER

:  a destructive disease of citrus caused by a bacterium (Xanthomonas axonopodis citri syn. X. campestris citri) that produces lesions on the leaves, twigs, and fruits
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First Known Use of CITRUS CANKER

1916

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