late blight

noun

Definition of late blight

  1. :  a disease of solanaceous plants (such as the potato and tomato) that is caused by a fungus (Phytophthora infestans) and is characterized by decay of stems, leaves, and in the potato also of tubers

1893

First Known Use of late blight

1893


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