noun sig·a·to·ka \ˌsigəˈtōkə\

Definition of sigatoka



  1. :  either of two leaf spot diseases of bananas: a :  yellow sigatoka b :  black sigatoka

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Origin and Etymology of sigatoka

from Sigatoka, district and river in the Fiji islands

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a brief usually trivial fact

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