Definitions for yellowsˈyɛl oʊz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yel•lows*ˈyɛl oʊz(n.)

  1. a disease of plants, characterized by stunting and the loss of chlorophyll.

    Category: Plant Pathology

  2. jaundice, esp. in livestock.

    Category: Veterinary Science

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of yellows:

1555–65

Wiktionary

  1. yellows(Noun)

    A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes.

  2. yellows(Noun)

    A disease of plants, especially peach trees, in which the leaves turn a yellowish colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yellows(noun)

    a disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes; jaundice

  2. Yellows(noun)

    a disease of plants, esp. of peach trees, in which the leaves turn to a yellowish color; jeterus

  3. Yellows(noun)

    a group of butterflies in which the predominating color is yellow. It includes the common small yellow butterflies. Called also redhorns, and sulphurs. See Sulphur

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