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mucid

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adjective Archaic.
  1. moldy; musty.
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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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Related Words

closedankmoistpastyslimysoggystickysweatywetdrizzlymucidmucous

British Dictionary definitions for mucid

mucid

adjective
  1. rare mouldy, musty, or slimy
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Derived Formsmucidity or mucidness, noun

Word Origin

C17: from Latin mūcidus, from mucēre to be mouldy
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