California blight


: a fungal disease of peaches, apricots, plums, and cherries caused by an imperfect fungus (Coryneum carpophilum) and producing shot holes, pustular spots on the leaf and fruit, cankers, and bud and twig blight

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near California blight

Cite this Entry

“California blight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!