Dutch elm disease
Simple Definition of Dutch elm disease
: a disease that kills elm trees and that is caused by a fungus
Full Definition of Dutch elm disease
: a disease of elms caused by an ascomycetous fungus (Ceratocystis ulmi) and characterized by yellowing of the foliage, defoliation, and death
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