a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City.
a disease of grasses, characterized by black rings surrounding the stems and blighted seeds, caused by a fungus, Balansia strangulans.
a river in S China, flowing SE to the Red River in N Vietnam. 500 miles (805 km) long.
(in England) an official of the Order of the Garter and chief ceremonial usher of the House of Lords: so called from the rod carried as the symbol of office. a similar official in British colonial and Commonwealth legislatures. noun (in Britain) an officer of the House of Lords and of the Order of the […]
any of several diseases of plants characterized by black or brown lesions on the root. a common disease of the apple caused by the fungus Xylaria mali. a disease of tobacco caused by the fungus Thielaviopsis basicola and characterized by retarded growth and wilting.