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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kluhb-root, -roo t]
    • /ˈklʌbˌrut, -ˌrʊt/
    • /klˈʌbruːt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb-root, -roo t]
    • /ˈklʌbˌrut, -ˌrʊt/

Definitions of clubroot word

  • noun clubroot a disease of cabbages and related plants, caused by the fungus Plasmodiophora brassicae, in which the roots become thickened and distorted 3
  • noun clubroot Plant Pathology. a disease of cabbage and other cruciferous plants, characterized by enlarged, malformed roots, caused by a slime mold, Plasmodiophora brassicae. 1
  • noun clubroot A fungal disease of cabbages, turnips, and related plants, in which the root becomes swollen and distorted by a single large gall or groups of smaller galls. 1
  • noun clubroot (phytopathology) A common disease of cabbages, radishes, turnips, and other plants of the Cruciferae, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, in which galls form on latent roots, rendering them clublike. 0
  • noun clubroot A root thus affected. 0

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Origin of clubroot

First appearance:

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

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clubroot 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.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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