HyperDic: mildew

English > 3 senses of the word mildew:
NOUNprocessmildew, mold, mouldthe process of becoming mildewed
plantmildewa fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
VERBchangemildew, moldbecome moldy
mildew > pronunciation
Soundsmih'lduw.
Rhymesadieu ... voodoo: 22 rhymes with duw...
English > mildew: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of becoming mildewed.
Synonymsmold, mould
Broaderspoilage, spoilingThe process of becoming spoiled
Verbsmildewbecome moldy
English > mildew: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter.
Narrowerdowny mildew, false mildewAny of various fungi of the family Peronosporaceae parasitic on e.g. grapes and potatoes and melons
powdery mildewAny of various fungi of the genus Erysiphe producing powdery conidia on the host surface
BroaderfungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
Spanishmildiu, moho
Catalanmildiu
Verbsmildewbecome moldy
English > mildew: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome moldy; spoil due to humidity.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Synonymmold
Narrowerdry-rotaffect or be affected with dry rot
smutBecome affected with smut
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishenmohecerse
Catalanflorir-se, rovellar-se
Nounsmildewa fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
mildewthe process of becoming mildewed

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