from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A destructive disease of apple and pear trees, caused by a bacterium (Erwinia amylovora) that blackens the leaves and kills the branches.
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- n. a bacterial plant disease that mainly affects apples, pears and some other members of the Rosaceae family
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- n. a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
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