white-pine blister rust
noun Date: 1911 a destructive disease of white pine caused by a rust fungus (Cronartium ribicola) that passes part of its complex life cycle on currant or gooseberry bushes; also this fungus

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  • white pine blister rust — noun any of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally • Syn: ↑blister rust, ↑white pine rust • Hypernyms: ↑rust * * * noun also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blister rust — noun 1. any of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally • Syn: ↑white pine rust, ↑white pine blister rust • Hypernyms: ↑rust 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-pine rust — noun any of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally • Syn: ↑blister rust, ↑white pine blister rust • Hypernyms: ↑rust * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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