noun 1. Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by a black, sooty growth covering the affected parts, caused by any of several fungi. 2. any fungus causing this disease, as molds of the genera Capnodium, Phragmocapnias, and Scorias.
- Sooty mould
noun 1. a fungal plant disease characterized by a blackish growth covering the surface of leaves, fruits, etc 2. any of various fungi, such as species of Meliola or Capnodium, that cause this disease
noun 1. a black and white tern, Sterna fuscata, of small tropical islands.
noun 1. a piece of solid food, as bread, for dipping in liquid food. 2. anything thoroughly soaked. 3. something given to pacify or quiet, or as a bribe: The political boss gave him some cash as a sop. 4. a weak-willed or spineless person; milksop. verb (used with object), sopped, sopping. 5. to dip […]