a disease of lemons, characterized by dark brown, sunken spots on the skin of the fruit, caused by a bacterium, Xanthomonas syringae.
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How to use black pit in a sentence
A strange incessant throbbing was going on in the black pit over which she seemed suspended.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
Back I fell in the black pit of despair, praying for death itself.Jane Journeys On | Ruth Comfort Mitchell
The animals you have with you we will drive to the mountains and put into the black pit.Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz | L. Frank Baum
I have been dragged back into the black pit of twenty years ago.In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim | Frances Hodgson Burnett
Thousands of people suddenly began marching zombie-like into the woods where they vanished into a black pit.The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley