bacterial speck

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bacterial speck was in 1933

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“Bacterial speck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacterial%20speck. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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