[Dutch yahn kris-tee-ahn] /Dutch yɑn ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn/ (Show IPA), 1870–1950, South African statesman and general: prime minister 1919–24, 1939–48.
a particle of soot; sooty matter.
a black or dirty mark; smudge.
indecent language or publications; obscenity.
a disease of plants, especially cereal grasses, characterized by the conversion of affected parts into black, powdery masses of spores, caused by fungi of the order Ustilaginales.
a fungus causing this disease.
verb (used with object), smutted, smutting.
to soil or smudge.
verb (used without object), smutted, smutting.
to become affected with smut, as a plant.
Jan Christiaan (jan ˈkristiˌan). 1870–1950, South African statesman; prime minister (1919–24; 1939–48). He fought for the Boers during the Boer War, then worked for Anglo-Boer reconciliation and served the Allies during World Wars I and II
a small dark smudge or stain, esp one caused by soot
a speck of soot or dirt
something obscene or indecent
any of various fungal diseases of flowering plants, esp cereals, in which black sooty masses of spores cover the affected parts
any parasitic basidiomycetous fungus of the order Ustilaginales that causes such a disease
(angling) a minute midge or other insect relished by trout
verb smuts, smutting, smutted
to mark or become marked or smudged, as with soot
to affect (grain) or (of grain) to be affected with smut
(transitive) to remove smut from (grain)
(transitive) to make obscene
(intransitive) to emit soot or smut
(intransitive) (angling) (of trout) to feed voraciously on smuts
Any of various bacidiomycete fungi that are parasitic on plants and are distinguished by the black, powdery masses of spores that appear as sooty smudges on the affected plant parts. Smuts are parasitic chiefly on cereal grasses like corn and wheat and can cause enormous damage to crops.
Any of the various plant diseases caused by smuts, such as corn smut.
adjective, smuttier, smuttiest. 1. soiled with smut; grimy. 2. indecent or obscene, as talk or writing: a smutty novel. 3. given to indecent or obscene talk, writing, etc., as a person. 4. (of plants) affected with smut.
abbreviation (in Canada) 1. Star of Military Valour SMV slow-moving vehicle
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noun 1. a variety of the common fig, Ficus carica, that requires caprification in order to produce fruit.