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- noun A disease of plants in the rose family, especially apple and pear trees, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora and characterized by blackened flowers, leaves, and branches.
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- noun a
bacterialplant diseasethat mainly affects apples, pearsand some other members of the Rosaceaefamily
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- noun a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
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