a type or phase of bacterial blight of cotton, characterized by black, elongated lesions on the stem and branches, caused by a bacterium, Xanthomonas malvacearum.
witchcraft; magic. noun the black art, another name for black magic
black arts movement Black Arts Movement (BAM)
Also, black as coal or pitch. Totally black; also, very dark. For example, The well was black as night, or She had eyes that were black as coal. These similes have survived while others—black as ink, a raven, thunder, hell, the devil, my hat, the minister’s coat, the ace of spades—are seldom if ever heard […]
See under lemon sole. any of various popular food flatfishes, as Parophrys vetulus of the Pacific (English sole) and Pseudopleuronectes americanus of the Atlantic (winter flounder or blackback flounder) noun a European flatfish, Microstomus kitt, with a variegated brown body: highly valued as a food fish: family Pleuronectidae