noun Plant Pathology.

a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.

Origin of tristeza

1900–05; < American Spanish: literally, sadness < Latin trīstitia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of tristeza

  • Bring the guitar and I will see if it will quit me of this tristeza!

    Unexplored Spain

    Abel Chapman