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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