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1. A degenerative bacterial infection of the feet in certain hoofed animals, especially cattle or sheep, often resulting in loss of the hoof.
2. A fungal disease of plants in which the stem or trunk rots at its base.
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1. an infection of sheep and cattle, causing inflammatory changes in the area of the hoofs.
2. a disease of plants, affecting the base of the stem or trunk.
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|Noun||1.||foot rot - contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)|
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
|2.||foot rot - plant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base|
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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