peach wart

noun

: a virus disease of the peach characterized by leathery or hard outgrowths of fruit tissue that at first are bleached and later tan or reddish, that appear especially near the style end where they frequently form patterns like rings or are clustered, and that may exhibit russeting

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“Peach wart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peach%20wart. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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