Definition of curly top
: a destructive plant disease of beets caused by a single-stranded DNA virus (species Beet curly top virus of the genus Curtovirus, family Geminiviridae) that kills young plants and causes curling and puckering of the leaves in older plants
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Rhymes with curly top
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