clubroot

noun
club·​root | \ ˈkləb-ˌrüt How to pronounce clubroot (audio) , -ˌru̇t\

Definition of clubroot

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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