peach rust

noun

: a fungal disease of stone fruits caused by rust fungi of the genus Tranzschelia (as T. discolor and T. pruni-spinosae) and attacking the peach, plum, apricot, and cherry

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“Peach rust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peach%20rust. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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