witches'–broom

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noun witch·es'–broom \ˈwi-chəz-ˌbrüm, -ˌbru̇m\

Definition of witches'–broom

  1. :  an abnormal tufted growth of small branches on a tree or shrub caused especially by parasitic organisms (as fungi, viruses, or aphids)

1881

First Known Use of witches'–broom

1881


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