follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

brown heart

noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a brown discoloration of the flesh of stored apples, resulting from high concentrations of carbon dioxide.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for brown heart
  • brown heart or water-core of rutabagas is due to boron deficiency.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for brown heart

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for brown

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends