from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several diseases of tobacco and nightshade caused by the tobacco mosaic virus and characterized by mottled leaves.
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- n. A particular RNA virus (of genus Tobamovirus) that infects plants, especially tobacco and other members of the family Solanaceae, causing characteristic patterns of mottling and discoloration on the leaves.
- n. A disease of tobacco plants, characterized by mottled leaves, caused by this virus
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- n. a plant disease causing discoloration of the leaves of tobacco plants
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