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club root

club root
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb root, roo t]
    • /klʌb rut, rʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb root, roo t]
    • /klʌb rut, rʊt/

Definitions of club root words

  • noun club root a disease of plants of the cabbage family, caused by a slime mold (Plasmodiophora brassicae) and characterized by swellings of the roots 3
  • noun club root Plant Pathology. a disease of cabbage and other cruciferous plants, characterized by enlarged, malformed roots, caused by a slime mold, Plasmodiophora brassicae. 1

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Origin of club root

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50; club + root1

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Parts of speech for Club root

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

club root popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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