oak-root rot: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ōk'rt", -root"), [key]
— Plant Pathol. Plant Pathol.
- a disease of oaks and other trees and woody plants, caused by the fungus Amillariella mellea the fruiting body of which is the honey mushroom, and characterized by rotting roots, girdling of crown, and eventual death of the tree. Also called