stubborn disease

noun

Definition of stubborn disease

: a persistent virus disease of citrus characterized by shortened internodes resulting in stiff brushy growth, by the appearance of chlorotic leaves early in the season, and by a reduced crop of often acorn-shaped fruit — see acorn disease

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“Stubborn disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stubborn%20disease. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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