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green smut

Definition:

disease of rice; grains covered by a green powder consisting of conidia

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

green smuts

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

false smut

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

smut | smutty [adjective, derived]

a small dark smudge or stain, especially one caused by soot | a speck of soot or dirt | something obscene or indecent | any of various fungal diseases ... (26 of 525 words, 12 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/smut

Columbia Encyclopedia:

smut | bunt

name for an order of parasitic fungi (Ustilaginales) and the various diseases of plants caused by them. Smuts produce sootlike masses of spores on the ... (25 of 202 words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

smut | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle] | smuts [3rd-person singular present]

a small flake of soot or other dirt or a mark left by one | a fungal disease of cereals in which parts of the ear change to black powder; The fungi ... (31 of 158 words, 5 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/smut

Merriam-Webster:

smut [entry 1, verb] | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle]

to stain or taint with smut | to affect (a crop or plant) with smut | to become affected by smut (19 of 60 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/smut

smut [entry 2, noun] | crud [synonym, sense-specific] | dirt [synonym, sense-specific] | grime [synonym, sense-specific] | gunk [synonym, sense-specific] | muck [synonym, sense-specific] | filth [synonym, sense-specific] | soil [synonym, sense-specific] | scum [similar, sense-specific] | ...

matter that soils or blackens ; specifically, a particle of soot | any of various destructive diseases especially of cereal grasses caused by ... (22 of 137 words, 3 definitions)

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Wikipedia:

Smut [disambiguation]

may refer to: Smut (fungus), a group of plant parasitic fungi | Smut (comics), an adult British comic title dating back to the 1980s | A colloquial term for obscenity in general or pornography in particular | Jimmy Means, a former NASCAR driver... (40 of 122 words, 6 definitions)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

smut | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle] | smuts [3rd-person singular present] | smuttily [adverb, related] | smuttiness [noun, related] | smutty [adjective, related]

A particle of dirt. | A smudge made by soot, smoke, or dirt. | Obscenity in speech or writing. | Pornography. | Any of various plant diseases, ... (23 of 119 words, 13 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/smut

Britannica Encyclopedia:

smut [plant disease]

disease of cereals, corn, grasses, onion, and sorghum, caused by many species of fungi. It's characterized by resting bodies that accumulate in ... (22 of 114 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/550193​/smut

New World Dictionary:

smut | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle]

sooty matter ; a particle of this | a mark made by something dirty; soiled spot | pornographic or indecent talk, writing, etc. | [botany] ; any of ... (25 of 105 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/smut

Wiktionary:

smut | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle] | smuts [3rd-person singular present] | filth [synonym, sense-specific] | slut [synonym, sense-specific] | Soot [synonym, sense-specific]

[uncountable] Soot. | [uncountable] Sexually vulgar material; something that is sexual in a dirty way; pornographic material. | [insulting] A promiscuous, classless woman. | Any of a range of fungi, mostly Ustilaginomycetes, that cause plant disease in... (34 of 83 words, 8 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/smut

Random House Dictionary:

smut | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle]

a particle of soot; sooty matter. | a black or dirty mark; smudge. | indecent language or publications; obscenity. | [plants, pathology] ; a disease ... (22 of 80 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/smut

Cambridge Dictionary:

smut [entry 1, disapproving]

magazines, books, pictures, films, jokes or conversations which offend some people because they relate to sex (16 of 41 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/smut 1

smut [entry 2]

dirt or ash (powder left when something has burned) that makes a mark on something (15 of 26 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/smut 2

Macmillan British Dictionary:

smut [uncountable]

[showing disapproval] pictures of sex, or stories about sex | dirt that makes a mark on something (16 of 39 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/smut

Encarta Dictionary:

smut | smuts [plural] | smutted [past tense] | smutting [present participle]

obscene jokes, stories, or pictures | a speck of dirt or soot | a plant disease, especially of cereals and other grasses, caused by fungi and ... (24 of 117 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861709019​/definition​.html  [offline]

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