cedar apple

a brown gall on the branches of the juniper, produced by several rust fungi of the genus Gymnosporangium.
[1840-50, Amer.]

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  • cedar-apple rust — noun Date: 1946 a gall producing disease especially of the apple caused by a rust fungus (Gymnosporangium juniperi virginianae) that completes the first part of its life cycle on the common red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) and the second on the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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