Botrytis Definition

bō-trītĭs
noun
A plant disease that blackens flower buds, caused by a gray mold (genus Botrytis) that is used in winemaking.
Webster's New World
Noble rot.
American Heritage
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Origin of Botrytis

  • New Latin genus name from Greek botrus bunch of grapes

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

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