n.— «A plant condition from China known as yellow dragon disease or citrus greening has been found in southeast Florida and appears to be spreading. The bacterium causing the disease, also known by its Chinese name huanglongbing, is spread by a small, winged insect called the Asian citrus psyllid.» —“Florida Citrus Growers Facing New Trial” by Warren E. Leary, Terry Aguayo New York Times Oct. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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