false mildew

false mildew
noun
any of various fungi of the family Peronosporaceae parasitic on e.g. grapes and potatoes and melons
Syn: ↑downy mildew
Hypernyms: ↑mildew
Member Holonyms: ↑Peronosporaceae, ↑family Peronosporaceae

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