Fire-blight meaning

fīrblīt
A disease of plants in the rose family, especially apple and pear trees, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora and characterized by blackened flowers, leaves, and branches.
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A disease of fruit trees, as the pear or apple, caused by a bacterium (Erwinia amylovora): it kills the branches and blackens the leaves.
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A bacterial plant disease, caused by Erwinia amylovora, that affects apples, pears and some other members of the Rosaceae family.
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