clubroot

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noun club·root \ˈkləb-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of clubroot

  1. :  a disease of cruciferous plants (such as cabbage) caused by a slime mold (Plasmodiophora brassicae) producing swellings or distortions of the root

1846

First Known Use of clubroot

1846


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