woodgate rust

noun
wood·​gate rust | \ ˈwu̇dˌgāt- \

Definition of woodgate rust

: a disease of the Scotch pine caused by a rust fungus of the genus Cronartium that forms galls upon twigs and branches

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History and Etymology for woodgate rust

from Woodgate, Oneida County, New York

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“Woodgate rust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodgate%20rust. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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