yellow spot


Examples of yellow spot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Common Pests & Plant Diseases If there are concave yellow spots on the leaf surfaces, white, cotton-like patches on the leaf backs, or pink nodules on the branches, it is likely caused by scale insects. Steve Bender, Southern Living, 28 Jan. 2024 For the short video captured via a bathroom mirror, the star poses in an eye-catching white bikini with black and yellow spots. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Aug. 2023 The red discoloration is a stress response to the feeding or to weather, but the leaf damage usually starts as yellow spots, followed by whitening of the leaves. oregonlive, 26 Mar. 2023 An adult Terenthina terentia, with its notable yellow spot. Christie Wilcox, Discover Magazine, 21 Dec. 2015 Check for a Field Spot Find a watermelon and look for the yellow spot that indicates that it was ripened in the field. Julie Vick, The New Yorker, 14 July 2021 Anglers will likely see small yellow spots on or inside the fish, typically in the body cavity, head, throat, and gills. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 27 May 2020 Brown spots, for instance, mean your plant is getting too much light, while yellow spots can indicate that your plant needs more water. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, 22 Oct. 2019 The round rays are usually brown with pale yellow spots or a pattern that resembles a net. Kristi Belcamino, Twin Cities, 13 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yellow spot was in 1798

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“Yellow spot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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