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tristeza

[trih-stey-zuh]
noun Plant Pathology.
  1. a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.
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Origin of tristeza

1900–05; < American Spanish: literally, sadness < Latin trīstitia
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  • Bring the guitar and I will see if it will quit me of this tristeza!

    Unexplored Spain

    Abel Chapman