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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