mucid

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmjuːsɪd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(myo̅o̅sid)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mu•cid  (myo̅o̅sid),USA pronunciation adj. [Archaic.]
  1. moldy;
    musty.
mucid•ness, n. 
  • Latin mūcidus musty, moldy, equivalent. to mūc- (see mucor) + -idus -id4
  • 1650–60

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
mucid /ˈmjuːsɪd/ adj
  1. rare mouldy, musty, or slimy
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin mūcidus, from mucēre to be mouldy

muˈcidity, ˈmucidness n
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