dollarspot

dollarspot

[dol-er-spot]
noun Plant Pathology.
a turf disease caused by the fungus Sclerotinia or related genera, characterized by small, brown to straw-colored, round patches of dead grass that gradually spread and coalesce.

Origin:
1910–15; dollar + spot

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