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[mass noun] A common soil fungus that sometimes causes plant diseases such as damping off, foot rot, and eyespot.
- ‘The problem could be rhizoctonia stem rot, a soil-borne fungal disease that triggers stem wilt and collapse.’
Late 19th century: modern Latin (genus name), from Greek rhiza root + ktonos murder.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.