Definition of Bottom rot
1. Noun. Fungous disease of lettuce that first rots lower leaves and spreads upward.
Bottom Rot Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Bottom Rot Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bottom Rot
Literary usage of Bottom rot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England by William Carew Hazlitt (1866)
"“An Oriel seems to have been a recess in a chamber, or hail, formed by the projection of a spacious bow-window from top to bottom. Rot. Pip. an. ..."
2. History of English Poetry from the Twelfth to the Close of the Sixteenth Century by Thomas Warton, William Carew Hazlitt, Richard Price (1871)
"... bow-window from top to bottom. Rot. Pip. an. 18. Hen. III. [AD 1*34-] " Et in quadam capella pulchra et decent! facienda ad caput Orioli camere régis in ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1920)
"Harry Wilmer Dye, "The bottom- rot and the stunt." Gordon Peter McRostie, "Inheritance of disease resistance in the common bean. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... And withered leaves, make up its outward wall, Which from the gnarl'd oak-dotterel yearly fall, And in the old hedge-bottom rot away. ..."
5. The History of English Poetry, from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century by Thomas Warton (1870)
"8 An Oriel seems to have been a recess in a chamber, or hall, formed by the projection of a spacious bow-window from top to bottom. Rot. l*ip. an. 18. ..."
6. The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among which are by John Nichols (1823)
"... recess in a chamber or hall, formed by the projection of a spacious bow-window from top to bottom. Rot. Pip. an 18. Hen. 3. [AD 1234. ..."