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noun [U] uk   /ˈmɪl.djuː/  us   /-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.
adjective uk   /-djuːd/  us   /-duːd/
mildewed rose bushes
Translations of “mildew”
in Chinese (Traditional) 黴, 黴菌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 霉, 霉菌…
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