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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease affecting the leaves of various plants, caused by parasitic fungi.
  • n. A few of the hosts, with their specific leaf-blights, are as follows: buckwheat, Ramularia rufumaculons; cabbage, Macrosporium Brassica; celery, Cercospora Apii; cotton, Cercospora gossypina; pear, Entomosporium maculatum; tobacco, Cercospora Nicotianæ.

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