a disease of many plants caused by fungi of the genus Botrytis, characterized by leaf blight, a tan-gray moldlike surface growth, and the rotting of stems and storage organs.
a disease affecting various mammals, especially horses, caused by the attachment of the parasitic larvae of botflies to the stomach of the host. the larva of a botfly. a person who cadges; scrounger. a device or piece of software that can execute commands, reply to messages, or perform routine tasks, as online searches, either automatically […]
Markos [Greek mahr-kaws] /Greek ˈmɑr kɔs/ (Show IPA), Bozzaris, Marco.
a republic in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 275,000 sq. mi. (712,250 sq. km). Capital: Gaborone. Contemporary Examples Ladies’ Night Stanley Crouch March 28, 2009 A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’ Tom LeClair September 9, 2013 TV’s New Mystery Woman Rachel Syme […]
bot1 . Metallurgy. a conical knob, mounted on a rod, for stopping temporarily the flow of molten metal or slag from a blast furnace or cupola. the larva of a botfly. Contemporary Examples Perry Camp’s Anti-Mormon Message McKay Coppins October 16, 2011 Perry Camp’s Anti-Mormon Message McKay Coppins October 16, 2011 Historical Examples The Young […]