botrytis

[boh-trahy-tis]

Origin of botrytis

< New Latin (1832) < Greek bótry(s) bunch of grapes + New Latin -(ī)tis -itis
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botrytis

noun
  1. any of a group of fungi of the genus Botrytis, several of which cause plant diseases
  2. winemaking a fungus of this genus, Botrytis cinerea, which causes noble rot
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