Definition of American blight

1. Noun. Primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees.

Exact synonyms: Eriosoma Lanigerum, Woolly Apple Aphid
Group relationships: Eriosoma, Genus Eriosoma
Generic synonyms: Woolly Aphid, Woolly Plant Louse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Blight

American badger
American barberry
American beaver
American beavers
American beech
American bison
American bisons
American bittern
American bitterns
American bittersweet
American black bear
American black vulture
American black vultures
American blight
American bog asphodel
American brooklime
American buffalo
American bugbane
American capital
American centaury
American chameleon
American cheese
American chestnut
American cocker spaniel
American cocker spaniels
American cockroach
American cockroaches
American columbo

Literary usage of American blight

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1. The Gardener's Magazine, and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement by John Claudius Loudon (1827)
"Results of an Experiment to destroy the Aphis Lanigera, or american blight on Fruit Trees. By Mr. JOHN ADAMS, Gardener at Apley Castle, Shropshire. ..."

2. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1812)
"... hills made more level, the general use of oxen for draught cannot be reasonably expected. On the american blight in Apple-Trees, and Ike only Remedy. ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"If a plant had been found at an altitude of over 9,OOO feet in the Himalayas, it would grow fairly well in this country. american blight, AND ITS SUCCESSFUL ..."

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