[blak spot for 1; blak spot for 2]
Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by black spots on the fruit and foliage, twig lesions, defoliation, and rotting, caused by any of several fungi, as Diplocarpon rosae, or bacteria.
- a hazardous place in a road where accidents frequently occur.
- a dangerous area or place.
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- black site,
- black skimmer,
- black smoker,
- black snake,
- black snakeroot,
- black spruce,
- black squirrel,
- black stem,
- black studies,
- black stump
Origin of black spot
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for black spot
a place on a road where accidents frequently occur
any dangerous or difficult place
a disease of roses, Diplocarpon rosae, that causes circular black blotches on the leaves
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