phony disease


noun Plant Pathology.

a disease of peaches, characterized by dwarfing, dark-green leaves, premature leafing and flowering, and the production of reduced numbers of small fruit, caused by a virus, Nanus mirabilis.

Nearby words

  1. phonotactic,
  2. phonotactics,
  3. phonotype,
  4. phonotypy,
  5. phony,
  6. phony war,
  7. phony-baloney,
  8. phooey,
  9. phorate,
  10. phorbol

Also called phony peach.

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