spot rot

noun

1
: jonathan spot
2
: a general decay of apples in cold storage caused by a fungus (Botrytis cinerea) and characterized by brown spots each centering at a lenticel

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“Spot rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spot%20rot. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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