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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)

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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)
Translations of “mildew”
in Chinese (Simplified) 霉, 霉菌…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黴, 黴菌…
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