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bread mold Syllabification: bread mold

Definition of bread mold in English:

noun

Any of various fungi, especially of the genus Rhizopus, that grow on bread and other foods.
Example sentences
  • The acidic cheese may have also altered the pH level of the sandwich; bread mold grows best when the pH is more or less neutral.
  • Welcome to the fourth-grade science fair, with its baking-soda volcanoes, bread mold grown in drawers, proud parents and thoughtful judges.
  • I grew bread mold once, to see what would happen.

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