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winter–kill

verb win·ter–kill \ˈwin-tər-ˌkil\

Definition of WINTER-KILL

transitive verb
:  to kill (as a plant) by exposure to winter conditions
intransitive verb
:  to die as a result of exposure to winter conditions
winterkill noun

First Known Use of WINTER-KILL

circa 1806

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