tan disease

noun

: a condition of roots or woody stems caused by excessive moisture in which brownish or white granular or woolly patches consisting of dead cells form on the surface

Word History

Etymology

tan entry 2; from the brownish patches

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“Tan disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tan%20disease. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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