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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
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  • brown heart or water-core of rutabagas is due to boron deficiency.

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