leaf scorch
noun Date: 1906 any of various plant diseases or conditions characterized by a burned or scorched appearance of the foliage

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  • scorch — verb 1》 become burnt or cause to become burnt on the surface or edges.     ↘[often as adjective scorched] cause to become dried out and withered as a result of extreme heat. 2》 informal move very fast. noun 1》 the burning or charring of the… …   English new terms dictionary

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