Meaning of black spot

black spot

Pronunciation: (blak' spot' for 1 blak' spot&sec for 2), [key]
  1. a disease of plants, characterized by black spots on the fruit and foliage, twig lesions, defoliation, and rotting, caused by any of several fungi, as Diplocarpon rosae, or bacteria.
    1. a hazardous place in a road where accidents frequently occur.
    2. a dangerous area or place.
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