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leaf spot

noun, Plant Pathology.
a limited, often circular, discolored, diseased area on a leaf, usually including a central region of necrosis.
any disease so characterized.
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1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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leaf spot

any of various plant diseases, usually caused by fungi: characterized by dark lesions on the leaves
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leaf spot  
Any of various plant diseases resulting in well-defined necrotic areas on the leaves.
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