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The answer MILDEW has 81 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of mildew in various dictionaries:
Any of various fungi that form a superficial, usually whitish growth on plants and various organic materials.
A superficial coating or discoloration of organic materials, such as cloth, paper, or leather, caused by fungi, especially under damp conditions.
A plant disease caused by such fungi.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Problem in the shower, perhaps|
|Problem caused by moisture|
|Fungi caused by moisture|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Fungicide may be needed when the "powdery" type of this appears in late summer|
|The two main types of this fungus that attacks plants are powdery & downy|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a thin whitish coating consisting of minute fungal hyphae, growing on plants or damp organic material such as paper.|
|A thin whitish coating consisting of minute fungal hyphae, growing on plants or damp organic material such as paper.|
|Affect or be affected with mildew.|
|a black, green, or whitish area caused by a fungus that grows on things such as plants, paper, cloth, or buildings, usually if the conditions are warm and wet:|
|a soft, usually white, green, or black area caused by a fungus that sometimes grows on things such as plants, food, paper, or buildings, esp. if the conditions are warm and wet|
|a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter|
|the process of becoming mildewed|
|become moldy spoil due to humidity|
|Any of various fungi that form a superficial, usually whitish growth on plants and various organic materials.|
|A superficial coating or discoloration of organic materials, such as cloth, paper, or leather, caused by fungi, especially under damp conditions.|
Mildew is a form of fungus. It is distinguished from its closely related counterpart, mold (British English: mould), largely by its color: moulds appear in shades of black, blue, red, and green, whereas mildew is white. It appears as a thin, superficial growth consisting of minute hyphae (fungal filaments) produced especially on living plants or organic matter such as wood, paper or leather. Both mould and mildew produce distinct offensive odors, and both have been identified as the cause of certain human ailments.|
* In horticulture, mildew is either species of fungus in the order Erysiphales, or fungus-like organisms in the family Peronosporaceae. It is also used more generally to mean mould growth. In Old English, mildew meant honeydew (a substance secreted by aphids on leaves, formerly thought to distill from the air like dew), and later came to mean mould or fungus.