Definition of sudden oak death in English:

sudden oak death

Syllabification: sud·den oak death

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A disease of various oaks and other forest trees, sometimes resulting in sudden death as a result of bark cankers that encircle the trunk.
  • The infecting organism is the water mold Phytophthora Ramorum

Definition of sudden oak death in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous