covered smut


: a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are held together by the persistent grain membrane and glumes

Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of covered smut was in 1900

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“Covered smut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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