pokkah boeng

noun
pok·kah boeng | \ˈpäkəˌbu̇ŋ\

Definition of pokkah boeng 

: a disease of sugarcane caused by an ascomycetous fungus (Gibberella frejikuroi) and marked by chlorosis and splitting of the young leaves and by rotting of the growing point

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for pokkah boeng

Javanese, literally, damaged top

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pokkah boeng

Share pokkah boeng

Dictionary Entries near pokkah boeng

pokey

Pokhara

poking stick

pokkah boeng

Pokomam

Pokomo

Pokonchi

Statistics for pokkah boeng

Look-up Popularity

Comments on pokkah boeng

What made you want to look up pokkah boeng? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

evasion of direct action or statement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!