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.
any of several diseases of fruits and vegetables, characterized by black discoloration and decay of affected parts, caused by fungi, as Guignardia bidwellii, or bacteria, as Xanthomonas campestris. Historical Examples The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick Manual of […]
barrelfish. a blackish stromateid fish, Hyperoglyphe perciformis, inhabiting New England coastal waters.
a large, blackish, pelagic fish, Centrolophus niger, of the Atlantic Ocean, chiefly along the coast of Europe.
noun (skiing) an extremely difficult run, suitable for expert skiers Historical Examples Ethel Morton and the Christmas Ship Mabell S. C. Smith Bobby of the Labrador Dillon Wallace