Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A very destructive disease of the pear-tree.

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Examples

  • One of the best illustrations of this type of disease is the pear-blight.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • I have often noticed that, while pear-blight decimated or swept large portions of a pear orchard, a few isolated trees, scattered about the neighborhood, usually remain healthy.

    Seed Dispersal

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