epiphytotic

adjective
ep·i·phy·tot·ic | \ ˌe-pə-ˌfī-ˈtä-tik \

Definition of epiphytotic 

: of, relating to, or being a plant disease that tends to recur sporadically and to affect large numbers of susceptible plants

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epiphytotic noun

First Known Use of epiphytotic

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epiphytotic

epi- + -phyte + -otic (as in epizootic)

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