copper blight

noun

Definition of copper blight

: a leaf-spot disease of tea caused by a fungus (Guignardia camelliae)

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History and Etymology for copper blight

so called from the coppery sheen of the diseased leaves

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“Copper blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper%20blight. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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