clubroot

play
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

First Known Use of clubroot

1846


Learn More about clubroot


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up clubroot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!