WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
foot rot′, 
  • Veterinary DiseasesAlso called fouls, stinkyfoot. [Vet. Pathol.]an infection of sheep, causing inflammatory changes in the area of the hoofs and lameness.
  • Plant Diseases[Plant Pathol.]a stem rot at ground level;
    crown rot.
  • Etymology:
    • foot + rot 1800–10


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    foot rot n
    1. See rot



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