flax canker

noun

Definition of flax canker

1 : heat canker of flax
2 or flax anthracnose : a cankered condition of flax caused by a fungus (Colletrotrichum linicolum)

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“Flax canker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flax%20canker. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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