a disease of plants, especially of plums and cherries, characterized by black knotlike overgrowths on the branches, twigs, etc., caused by a fungus, Dibotryon morbosa.
The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
Handbook of the Trees of New England Lorin Low Dame
Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting Various
a fungal disease of plums and cherries caused by Dibotryon morbosum, characterized by rough black knotlike swellings on the twigs and branches
a black, clayey soil.
graphite; plumbago. Historical Examples The Book of Curiosities I. Platts Tono Bungay H. G. Wells Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 – England W. P. Haskett Smith The Boy’s Book of Heroes Helena Peake The Story of a Tinder-box Charles Meymott Tidy The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and […]
Also called black quarter, symptomatic anthrax. Veterinary Pathology. an infectious, often fatal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the soil bacterium Clostridium chauvoei and characterized by painful, gaseous swellings in the muscles, usually of the upper parts of the legs. Plant Pathology. a disease of cabbage and other cruciferous plants, characterized by dry, black […]
a heavy-faced type in a style like that of early European hand lettering and the earliest printed books. . Historical Examples The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 1853 Various The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts Put Yourself in His Place Charles Reade Writing […]