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Diseases affecting plants

blight

noun

a serious disease affecting plants and crops

canker

noun

a disease that affects trees and plants

disease

noun

a condition like an illness that affects plants

Dutch elm disease

noun

a serious disease that kills elm trees

oak apple

noun

a lump on an oak tree caused by young insects

rust

noun

a disease that affects the leaves of some plants

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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