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leaf blight

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noun Plant Pathology.
  1. a symptom or phase of many diseases of plants, characterized by necrotic spots or streaks on the leaves, accompanied by seed rot and seedling blight.
  2. any disease so characterized.

Origin of leaf blight

First recorded in 1840–50
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