dieback dieback


  • (n) a disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches



  • "For a while we went through this 'woodification' trend," says Allen. "Now that excess is being squeezed back by dieback and by fire. In a structural sense, it's actually somewhat restorative."
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Craig Allen Source: Christian Science Monitor

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untenable untenable
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