Definition of foot rot
1 : a progressive inflammation of the feet of sheep, goats, or cattle that is associated with bacterial infection
2 : a plant disease marked by rot of the stem near the ground
First Known Use of foot rot
Medical Definition of foot rot
: a progressive inflammation of foot tissues (as between the digits) especially of sheep or cattle; specifically : a necrobacillosis marked by sloughing, ulceration, suppuration, and sometimes loss of the hoof
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up foot rot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).