Definition of mucedinous in English:

mucedinous

adjective

Mycology Botany
rare
  • Of the nature of or resembling mould or mildew; white and cottony; (formerly) specifically †designating a fungus of the former family Mucedineae (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Jabez Hogg (1817–1899), ophthalmic surgeon. From classical Latin mucēdin-, mūcēdo mucus + -ous. Compare uredinous.

Pronunciation

mucedinous

/mjuːˈsɛdɪnəs//mjuːˈsiːdɪnəs/