covered smut

noun

Definition of covered smut

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

First Known Use of covered smut

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Covered smut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covered%20smut. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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