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black spot

n.
Any of various fungal or bacterial diseases of plants, resulting in small black spots on the leaves or on other parts.
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black spot

n
1. a place on a road where accidents frequently occur
2. any dangerous or difficult place
3. (Plant Pathology) a disease of roses, Diplocarpon rosae, that causes circular black blotches on the leaves
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black′ spot′


n.
any of various diseases of plants characterized by the appearance of black spots on the fruit and foliage.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.black spot - any of several fungous diseases of plants that produce small black spots on the plantblack spot - any of several fungous diseases of plants that produce small black spots on the plant
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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