Savoy disease

noun

Definition of Savoy disease

: a virus disease of plants transmitted by a lace bug (Piesma cinerea) and marked by wrinkling of leaves

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History and Etymology for Savoy disease

so called from the resemblance of the leaves to those of savoy cabbage

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“Savoy disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Savoy%20disease. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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