Meaning of winter rot in English:

winter rot

noun

  • Any of various fungal diseases of plants causing decay of tissue, especially those caused by hyphomycetes of the genus Fusarium, typically affecting garden plants in winter or vegetables stored through the winter.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From winter + rot.

Pronunciation

winter rot

/ˈwɪntə ˌrɒt/