leaf roll

noun Plant Pathology.

a viral disease of plants, especially potatoes, characterized by upward rolling of the leaflets, chlorosis, stunting, and necrosis of the phloem.

Nearby words

  1. leaf monkey,
  2. leaf mould,
  3. leaf mustard,
  4. leaf peeper,
  5. leaf primordium,
  6. leaf roller,
  7. leaf rust,
  8. leaf scald,
  9. leaf scar,
  10. leaf sheath

Origin of leaf roll

First recorded in 1925–30

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