tipburn

noun

: a disease of the potato, lettuce, and other cultivated plants characterized by burning or browning of the tips and margins of the leaflets and caused by loss of water due to excessive heat and sunshine compare hopperburn

Word History

Etymology

tip entry 1 + burn

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“Tipburn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tipburn. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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