loose smut(redirected from Ustilago nuda)
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(Plant Pathology) a disease of cereal grasses caused by smut fungi of the genus Ustilago, in which powdery spore masses replace the host tissue
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|Noun||1.||loose smut - disease of grains; the entire head is a dusty mass of spores|
smut - destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores
|2.||loose smut - a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores|
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