One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An annular mark on a plant or animal (especially a butterfly).
2Any of several plant diseases characterized by annular spots or marks on the leaves, caused by fungi or viruses (also more fully "ringspot disease", "ringspot virus").
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Magazine. From ring + spot.
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