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botrytis

[boh-trahy-tis] /boʊˈtraɪ tɪs/
noun
1.
any imperfect fungus of the genus Botrytis, having the conidia in grapelike bunches: a major cause of plant disease.
2.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1832) < Greek bótry(s) bunch of grapes + Neo-Latin -(ī)tis -itis
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botrytis

/bɒtˈraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
any of a group of fungi of the genus Botrytis, several of which cause plant diseases
2.
(winemaking) a fungus of this genus, Botrytis cinerea, which causes noble rot
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