mildews


mildews
mil·dew || 'mɪldʊː /'mɪldjuː n. soft green or black area (often fuzzy) caused by a fungus that sometimes grows on things if there is excessive moisture; fungal growth on plants v. cover with mildew; affect with mildew; become mouldy from excessive exposure to moisture

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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