sunscald

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sun +‎ scald

Noun[edit]

sunscald (uncountable)

  1. Localized damage to the woody tissues of trees caused by bright sunlight

Verb[edit]

sunscald (third-person singular simple present sunscalds, present participle sunscalding, simple past and past participle sunscalded)

  1. (intransitive) To suffer such damage.