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Noun: mildew  'mil,d(y)oo
  1. A fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
  2. The process of becoming mildewed
    - mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: mildew  'mil,d(y)oo
  1. Become mouldy; spoil due to humidity
    "The furniture mildewed in the old house";
    - mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: mildews, mildewed, mildewing

Type of: change, fungus, spoilage, spoiling

Encyclopedia: Mildew