crown rot


noun Plant Pathology.

a disease of plants, characterized by the rotting of the stem at ground level, caused by any of several fungi.

Nearby words

  1. crown princess,
  2. crown prosecution service,
  3. crown prosecutor,
  4. crown quarto,
  5. crown roast,
  6. crown rust,
  7. crown saw,
  8. crown vetch,
  9. crown wart,
  10. crown wheel

Origin of crown rot

First recorded in 1920–25

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