killing frost


the occurrence of temperatures cold enough to kill all but the hardiest vegetation, especially the last such occurrence in spring and the first in fall, events that limit the agricultural growing season.

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  3. killifish,
  4. killikinick,
  5. killing,
  6. killingly,
  7. killjoy,
  8. killock,
  9. killy,
  10. killy, jean-claude Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019