vein rot

noun

Definition of vein rot

: a pole rot of tobacco involving principally the main veins and larger lateral veins

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“Vein rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vein%20rot. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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