black pit

nounPlant Pathology.
  1. 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.

  • I have been dragged back into the black pit of twenty years ago.

  • 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