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Bletilla striata
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Blighia sapida
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blight canker
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Blight

Pronunciation: blīt
v. t.1.To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of.
[imp. & p. p. Blighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Blighting.]
2.Hence: To destroy the happiness of; to ruin; to mar essentially; to frustrate; as, to blight one's prospects.
v. i.1.To be affected by blight; to blast; as, this vine never blights.
n.1.Mildew; decay; anything nipping or blasting; - applied as a general name to various injuries or diseases of plants, causing the whole or a part to wither, whether occasioned by insects, fungi, or atmospheric influences.
2.The act of blighting, or the state of being blighted; a withering or mildewing, or a stoppage of growth in the whole or a part of a plant, etc.
3.That which frustrates one's plans or withers one's hopes; that which impairs or destroys.
A blight seemed to have fallen over our fortunes.
- Disraeli.
4.(Zool.) A downy species of aphis, or plant louse, destructive to fruit trees, infesting both the roots and branches; - also applied to several other injurious insects.
5.A rashlike eruption on the human skin.
Noun1.blight - a state or condition being blighted
2.blight - any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
Verb1.blight - cause to suffer a blight; "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
Synonyms: plague
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