mucid

[ myoo-sid ]
/ ˈmyu sɪd /

adjective Archaic.

moldy; musty.

Nearby words

  1. muchness,
  2. mucho,
  3. muci-,
  4. mucic,
  5. mucic acid,
  6. muciferous,
  7. muciform,
  8. mucigel,
  9. mucigen,
  10. mucigenous

Origin of mucid

1650–60; < Latin mūcidus musty, moldy, equivalent to mūc- (see mucor) + -idus -id4

Related formsmu·cid·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for mucid

mucid

/ (ˈmjuːsɪd) /

adjective

rare mouldy, musty, or slimy
Derived Formsmucidity or mucidness, noun

Word Origin for mucid

C17: from Latin mūcidus, from mucēre to be mouldy

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