enphytotic

[ en-fahy-tot-ik ]
/ ˌɛn faɪˈtɒt ɪk /

adjective

(of a plant disease) regularly affecting but not destroying the plants in a given area.

noun

any enphytotic disease.

Nearby words

  1. enough said,
  2. enough to sink a ship,
  3. enounce,
  4. enovid,
  5. enow,
  6. enplane,
  7. enprint,
  8. enquire,
  9. enquiry,
  10. enrage

Origin of enphytotic

en-2 + Greek phyt(ón) plant + -otic

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British Dictionary definitions for enphytotic

enphytotic

/ (ˌɛnfaɪˈtɒtɪk) /

adjective

(of plant diseases) causing a constant amount of damage each year

Word Origin for enphytotic

C20: from en- ² + -phyte + -otic

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