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pho'ny disease"



Plant Pathol.
a disease of peaches, characterized by dwarfing, dark-green leaves, premature leafing and flowering, and the production of reduced numbers of small fruit, caused by a virus, Nanus mirabilis. Also called pho'ny peach'.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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