HyperDic: white_pine_blister_rust

English > 1 sense of the expression white pine blister rust:
NOUNstatewhite pine blister rust, blister rust, white-pine rustany of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally
English > white pine blister rust: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAny of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally.
Synonymsblister rust, white-pine rust
BroaderrustA plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems

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