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yellow dwarf

noun

Definition of YELLOW DWARF

:  any of several plant diseases of cereal grasses (as oats and barley), onions, potatoes, tomatoes, or tobacco that are characterized by yellowing and stunting and are caused by viruses
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First Known Use of YELLOW DWARF

1928

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