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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