[ teyk-awl ]
/ ˈteɪkˌɔl /
noun Plant Pathology.
a disease of wheat, rye, barley and oats, characterized by the blackening and decaying of the base of the stems, caused by a fungus, Ophiobolus graminis.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of take-all
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby take-all
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