follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

white rot

noun
1.
a decay of wood caused by lignase-producing fungi, especially Phanerochaete chrysosporium.
2.
a fungal disease of onions and related plants caused by Sclerotinia cepivorum.
3.
any of the several fungi causing white rot.
Origin of white rot
1905-1910
1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for white rot

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for white

11
10
Scrabble Words With Friends