Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by a black, sooty growth covering the affected parts, caused by any of several fungi.
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 […]
1. Standard Operating Procedure; Standing Operating Procedure. noun 1. (often pl) food soaked in a liquid before being eaten 2. a concession, bribe, etc, given to placate or mollify: a sop to one’s feelings 3. (informal) a stupid or weak person verb sops, sopping, sopped 4. (transitive) to dip or soak (food) in liquid 5. […]