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mucedinous

[myoo-sed-n-uh s] /myuˈsɛd n əs/
adjective
1.
of or resembling mold or mildew.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-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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