bacterial speck


Definition of bacterial speck

: a bacterial plant disease characterized by the production of small lesions — compare speck sense 3b

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First Known Use of bacterial speck

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Bacterial speck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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