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feather rot

feath·er rot
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er rot]
    • /ˈfɛð ər rɒt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er rot]
    • /ˈfɛð ər rɒt/

Definitions of feather rot words

  • noun feather rot a viral disease of birds that causes the feathers to become brittle and break off and the beak and claws to become soft. 1
  • noun feather rot a disease of trees caused by a fungus, Poria subacida, and characterized by a spongy or stringy trunk. 1

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Parts of speech for Feather rot

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feather rot popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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