Meaning of “mildew” in the English Dictionary

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"mildew" in British English

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mildewnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmɪl.dʒuː/ us /ˈmɪl.duː/

a black, green, or whitish area caused by a fungus that grows on things such as plants, paper, cloth, or buildings, usually if the conditions are warm and wet:

There are patches of mildew on the walls.
mildewed
adjective uk /ˈmɪl.dʒuːd/ us /ˈmɪl.duːd/

mildewed rose bushes

(Definition of “mildew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mildew" in American English

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mildewnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmɪlˌdu/

a soft, usually white, green, or black area caused by a fungus that sometimes grows on things such as plants, food, paper, or buildings, esp. if the conditions are warm and wet

(Definition of “mildew” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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