loose smut

noun

Definition of loose smut

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

First Known Use of loose smut

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Loose smut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loose%20smut. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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