take-all

[ teyk-awl ]

nounPlant Pathology.
  1. 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.

Origin of take-all

1
First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby take-all

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How to use take-all in a sentence

  • It'll take all-day travel to reach a good camp-site, and I don't promise that.

  • Naturally, I told myself, he couldn't take all-day motor trips with me.

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