Jonathan spot

noun

Definition of Jonathan spot

: a nonparasitic disease of apples that produces circular depressed necrotic areas around the lenticels

called also spot rot

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History and Etymology for Jonathan spot

from Jonathan, a variety of apple to which this disease is especially destructive

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“Jonathan spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jonathan%20spot. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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