sore shin

noun

Definition of sore shin

: a disease of tobacco, cotton, and other plants beyond the seedling stage caused by any of several soil fungi (such as members of the genera Corticium and Pythium) that girdle the plant near the groundline

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“Sore shin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sore%20shin. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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