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mucid Line breaks: mucid
Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːsɪd/

Definition of mucid in English:


Mouldy, musty, or festering: a mucid sheet of green scum floated undisturbed over the goldfish pool
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  • He caught sight of a slop-shop where old clothes smothered the entrance with their mucid heaps.
  • The dank miasma of the marsh, clung with a mucid dullness round my frame.
  • By midsummer, the water was mucid, pea-green, fermenting, almost bubbling with corruption.


Mid 17th century: from Latin mucidus, from mucere 'be mouldy'.

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