One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of the nature of or resembling mould or mildew; white and cottony; (formerly) specifically †designating a fungus of the former family Mucedineae (obsolete).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Jabez Hogg (1817–1899), ophthalmic surgeon. From classical Latin mucēdin-, mūcēdo mucus + -ous. Compare uredinous.
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