shot hole

noun
  1. 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.

Origin of shot hole

First recorded in 1795–1805
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shot hole

noun
  1. a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting
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