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chestnut blight


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A disease of chestnut trees caused by a fungus (Cryphonectria parasitica) that is especially destructive to the American chestnut, characterized by cankers that kill the branches and trunk.

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  • noun a disease of American chestnut trees


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