noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of plants, especially potatoes, celery, etc., characterized by spotting, blighting, and withering or decay of the entire plant, caused by any of several fungi, as Phytophthora infestans or Septoria apii.
A disease of potato plants caused by the oomycete organism Phytophthora infestans and characterized by decay of the foliage and tubers. An outbreak of late blight led to widespread famine in Ireland in 1845-1850.
/French lasko/ noun 1. the site of a cave in SW France, in the Dordogne: contains Palaeolithic wall drawings and paintings
[leyt-bloo-ming] /ˈleɪtˈblu mɪŋ/ adjective 1. of or characteristic of a late bloomer: late-blooming brilliance. 2. late in coming about or showing full development: the country’s late-blooming interest in soccer.
noun 1. a penalty charge in addition to the regularly scheduled payment, as of a loan, if such payment has not been made when due.
[leyt-kuhm-er] /ˈleɪtˌkʌm ər/ noun 1. a person who arrives : The latecomers were seated after the overture. /ˈleɪtˌkʌmə/ noun 1. a person or thing that comes late