potato blight
noun Date: 1847 any of several destructive fungus diseases of the potato

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potato disease — noun a blight of potatoes • Syn: ↑potato blight, ↑potato mold, ↑potato mildew, ↑potato murrain • Hypernyms: ↑blight * * * noun see potato blight * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • potato mold — noun a blight of potatoes • Syn: ↑potato blight, ↑potato disease, ↑potato mildew, ↑potato murrain • Hypernyms: ↑blight * * * noun see potato blight …   Useful english dictionary

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  • blight — n. 1) to cast, put a blight on, upon 2) a potato blight 3) urban blight 4) a blight on (a blight on one s honor) * * * [blaɪt] put a blight on upon a potato blight to cast urban blight a blight on (a blight on one s honor) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blight — 1. noun 1) potato blight Syn: disease, canker, infestation, fungus, mildew, mold 2) the blight of aircraft noise Syn: affliction, scourge, bane, curse, plague, menace …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • blight — 1. noun 1) potato blight Syn: disease, canker, infestation, fungus, mildew, mould 2) the blight of aircraft noise Syn: curse, scourge, affliction, plague, menace …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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