mucedinous

[ myoo-sed-n-uh s ]
/ myuˈsɛd n əs /

adjective

of or resembling mold or mildew.

Nearby words

  1. mu'awiyah i,
  2. mu-neutrino,
  3. muay thai,
  4. mubarak,
  5. muc-,
  6. much,
  7. much ado about nothing,
  8. much as,
  9. much less,
  10. much sought after

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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