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damping–off

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noun damp·ing–off \ˌdam-piŋ-ˈȯf\

Definition of damping–off

  1. :  a diseased condition of seedlings or cuttings caused by fungi and marked by wilting or rotting



1890

First Known Use of damping–off

1890


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