Anthracnose meaning

ăn-thrăknōs
Any of several diseases of plants caused by certain fungi and characterized by dark spots on the leaves, twigs, or fruits.
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Any of various fungus diseases of plants, in which roundish dead spots appear chiefly on leaves or fruit.
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Any of several fungal diseases that affect many plants and trees.
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Origin of anthracnose

  • French Greek anthrax anthrak- carbuncle Greek nosos disease

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition