wilt

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun the drooping of plants particularly young stems, leaves and flowers, as a result of a lack of water, too much heat or disease
  • noun one of a group of plant diseases that cause drooping and shrivelling of leaves
  • verb to droop or shrivel through lack of water or great heat, or to cause or allow plants to lose firmness in their stems and leaves so they are suitable for use as silage
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