Meaning of dry rot
- a decay of seasoned timber, resulting in its becoming brittle and crumbling to a dry powder, caused by various fungi.
- any of various diseases of plants in which the rotted tissues are dry.
- any concealed or unsuspected inner decay.
Pronunciation: (drī'rot"), [key]
— -rot•ted, -rot•ting.
- to undergo or cause to undergo the action or effects of dry rot.