black end

noun

Definition of black end

1 : a nonparasitic disease of the pear characterized by a blackening of the epidermis and flesh of the calyx end and believed to be caused by a disturbed water relation aggravated by uncongenial stocks
2 : a disease of the banana caused by fungi (especially Gloeosporium musarum) and characterized by a discoloration or rot of the fruit stem

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

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