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Also called fouls, stinkyfoot. Veterinary Pathology. an infection of sheep, causing inflammatory changes in the area of the hoofs and lameness.
Plant Pathology. a stem rot at ground level; crown rot.

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Origin of foot rot

First recorded in 1800–10; foot + rot
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foot rot

noun

vet science See rot 1 (def. 11)
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