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Pronunciation : Mil"dew
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. meledeƔw; akin to OHG. militou, G. mehlthau, mehltau; prob. orig. meaning, honeydew; cf. Goth. milip honey. See Mellifluous, and Dew.] (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mil"dew
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To taint with mildew. He... mildews the white wheat. Shak.

t. [imp. & p. p. Mildewed; p. pr. & vb. n. Mildewing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mil"dew
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To become tainted with mildew.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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