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1. (Plant Pathology) an abnormal darkening of the woody stems of some plants, thought to be caused by extreme cold
2. (Plant Pathology) any of various diseases of plants, such as the potato, in which the central tissues are blackened
3. (Plants) a variety of cherry that has large sweet fruit with purplish flesh and an almost black skin
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a disease of plants in which internal plant tissues blacken, usu. as a result of extremes in temperature.
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Noun1.blackheart - any of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
2.blackheart - heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherryblackheart - heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry
heart cherry, oxheart, oxheart cherry - large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
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