Definitions

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  • n. A disease of plants caused by fungus; rust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disease of plants caused by fungi, commonly called the rust, from its resemblance to iron rust in color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a disease of plants commonly called rust (which see).

Etymologies

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Latin, iron rust, from ferrum ("iron").

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