peach yellows

noun plural but usually singular in construction

Definition of peach yellows

: a destructive virus disease of the peach producing yellowing or browning and curling up of the leaves, dwarfing of the branches, the growth of willowlike sterile shoots, dwarfing and premature ripening of fruit, and in a few years death

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“Peach yellows.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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