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anthracnose

[an-thrak-nohs] /ænˈθræk noʊs/
noun, Plant Pathology.
1.
a disease of plants characterized by restricted, discolored lesions, caused by a fungus.
Origin of anthracnose
1885-1890
From French, dating back to 1885-90; See origin at anthrac-, noso-
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anthracnose

/ænˈθræknəʊs/
noun
1.
any of several fungus diseases of plants and trees, such as vines and beans, characterized by oval dark depressed spots on the fruit and elsewhere
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Greek anthrax coal, carbuncle + nosos disease
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