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Noun: loose smut  loos smút
  1. Disease of grains; the entire head is a dusty mass of spores
  2. A smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores

Derived forms: loose smuts

Type of: smut, smut fungus

Part of: genus Ustilago, Ustilago

Encyclopedia: Loose smut