mucedinous

mucedinous

[myoo-sed-n-uhs]
adjective
of or resembling mold or mildew.

Origin:
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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