mal di gomma

mal di gom·​ma | \ ˌmaldēˈgōmə, -gämə \

Definition of mal di gomma

: a foot rot or collar rot of citrus plants caused by a fungus (Phytophthora parasitica)

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History and Etymology for mal di gomma

Italian, literally, gum disease

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“Mal di gomma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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