verticillium wilt


ver·ti·cil·li·um wilt

noun \ˌvər-tə-ˈsi-lē-əm-\

Definition of VERTICILLIUM WILT

:  a wilt disease of various plants that is caused by a soil-borne imperfect fungus (genus Verticillium)

Origin of VERTICILLIUM WILT

New Latin Verticillium, from verticillus
First Known Use: 1916

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