alfalfa dwarf

noun

Definition of alfalfa dwarf

: a bacterial disease of alfalfa that appears also as Pierce's disease of grapes and is characterized by dwarfing and usually by darker color of leaves

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First Known Use of alfalfa dwarf

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Alfalfa dwarf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alfalfa%20dwarf. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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