tristeza

[trih-stey-zuh]
noun Plant Pathology.
a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.

Origin:
1900–05; < American Spanish: literally, sadness < Latin trīstitia

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