Definition of blue mold in English:

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blue mold

Pronunciation: /blo͞o ˈmōld/

noun

A bluish fungus that grows on food. Blue molds are deliberately introduced into some cheeses, and some kinds are used to produce antibiotics such as penicillin.
Example sentences
  • It must be given proper time to let the blue mold form and grow, giving it that extra-added flavor you just won't find in other dairy products.
  • The combination of its double-cream softness and the tanginess of the blue mould may have been accidental, but it is world-class.
  • Like the blue mold that turns the Amish milk into cheese, his addition as general manager has turned the co-op into a going operation.

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