shot hole


noun

a condition in plants in which small, rounded spots drop out of the leaves, appearing as if the leaves were riddled by shot, resulting from infection or injury.

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Origin of shot hole

First recorded in 1795–1805
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shot hole

noun

a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting
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