mucedinous

[ myoo-sed-n-uhs ]
/ myuˈsɛd n əs /

adjective

of or resembling mold or mildew.

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Origin of mucedinous

1855–60; <New Latin mūcēdin- (stem of mūcēdō mucus; used in name of family of mold fungi; equivalent to mūc(ēre) to be moldy + -ēdō feminine noun suffix) + -ous
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