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Noun: dry rot  drI rót
  1. A crumbling and drying of timber, bulbs, potatoes or fruit caused by a fungus
  2. A fungus causing dry rot
Verb: dry-rot (dry-rotted,dry-rotting)  'drI'rót
  1. Affect or be affected with dry rot

Derived forms: dry-rotting, dry-rots, dry-rotted

Type of: fungus, mildew, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], plant disease

Encyclopedia: Dry rot