from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several plant diseases, especially a disease of peach, plum, and related plants caused by the fungus Monilinia fructicola, characterized by wilting of the flowers and rotting of the fruits.

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  • noun A fungal disease of stone fruit such as peaches and nectarines, caused by the fungus Monilinia fructicola

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  • noun any of certain fungous diseases of plants characterized by browning and decay of tissues


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