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cedar apple

noun
1.
a brown gall on the branches of the juniper, produced by several rust fungi of the genus Gymnosporangium.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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Examples for cedar apple
  • Disease resistant apples are resistant to scab, and many are resistant to cedar apple rust and powdery mildew.
  • The cedar apple rust fungus induces galls which in the spring produce wormlike growths.
  • Trees are moderately susceptible to mildew and cedar apple rust and appear to be susceptible to fire blight.

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