loose smut


: a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of loose smut was in 1890

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“Loose smut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loose%20smut. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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