abscind

abscind

(æbˈsɪnd)
vb (tr)
literary to cut off
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ABSCIND A Move away from B Being away C Cut off who am I?
rhombea were attacked but they were heavily damaged and abscinded. Similar feeding and damage was observed on the other Eugenia spp., with few leaves attacked due to low nymphal survival but heavy damage levels (Table 2).
The damaged young leaves and young stems dried and abscinded on those genera, as they often did on Melaleuca, but there were fewer leaves on nontarget plants than on the longer, foliose shoots of the target weed.