winter–kill

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verb win·ter–kill \ˈwin-tər-ˌkil\

Definition of winter–kill

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to kill (a plant or part of a plant) by exposure to winter conditions

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to die as a result of exposure to winter conditions

winterkill

\ˈwin-tər-ˌkil\ noun

First Known Use of winter–kill

circa 1806

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