Meaning of MELANOSE in English


ˈmeləˌnōs, -ōz noun

( -s )

Etymology: French mélanose melanosis, melanose, from New Latin melanosis

1. : a disease of the grapevine caused by a fungus ( Septoria ampelina ) that attacks the leaves causing them to fall

2. : a disease of citrus trees and fruits caused by an imperfect fungus ( Diaporthe citri ) that produces hard brown raised and often gummy spots in the rind of the fruit and also on twigs and leaves

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