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witches'-broom, witchbroom or witches'-besom (ˈwɪtʃˌbruːm)
a dense abnormal growth of shoots on a tree or other woody plant, usually caused by parasitic fungi of the genus Taphrina
witchbroom, witchbroom or witches'-besom
witches'-besom, witchbroom or witches'-besom

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