tipburn

[ tip-burn ]
/ ˈtɪpˌbɜrn /

noun Plant Pathology.

a disease of lettuce, potatoes, and other plants, characterized by browning of the tips and edges of the leaves, resulting from any of several environmental factors, as excessive heat and humidity.

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