melaxuma

noun
mel·​a·​xu·​ma | \ ˌmeləˈkümə, -ləkˈsü-, -ləˈzü- \
plural -s

Definition of melaxuma

: any of various plant diseases producing dark or black bark cankers especially : a disease of the walnut caused by the imperfect fungus (Dothiorella gregaria)

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History and Etymology for melaxuma

New Latin, probably irregular (Greek χ being taken as English x) from mela- + Greek chyma fluid, from chein to pour (melt)

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“Melaxuma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melaxuma. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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