[mel-uh-koo-muh, -uh-zoo-, -uh k-soo-] /ˌmɛl əˈku mə, -əˈzu-, -əkˈsu-/

noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of trees, especially walnuts, characterized by an inky-black liquid oozing from the affected twigs, branches, and trunk, and by bark cankers, caused by any of several fungi, as Dothiorella gregaria.


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