noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of chestnuts, especially the American chestnut, characterized by bark lesions that girdle and eventually kill the tree, caused by a fungus, Endothia parasitica.
noun 1. an American glass bottle or flask of the 19th century, having slightly flattened sides.
noun 1. anthracite coal in sizes ranging from 1 3/16 to 1 5/8 inch (3 to 4 cm).
noun 1. (def 2).
- Chestnut tree
(Heb. _’armon_; i.e., “naked”), mentioned in connection with Jacob’s artifice regarding the cattle (Gen. 30:37). It is one of the trees of which, because of its strength and beauty, the Assyrian empire is likened (Ezek. 31:8; R.V., “plane trees”). It is probably the Oriental plane tree (Platanus orientalis) that is intended. It is a characteristic […]