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mold·y

 (mōl′dē)
adj. mold·i·er, mold·i·est
1. Covered with or containing mold: moldy bread.
2. Musty or stale, as from age or decay.

mold′i·ness n.
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moldy

(ˈməʊldɪ)
adj, moldier or moldiest
the US spelling of mouldy
ˈmoldiness n
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mold•y

(ˈmoʊl di)

adj. mold•i•er, mold•i•est.
1. overgrown or covered with mold.
2. musty, as from decay or age.
3. Informal. old-fashioned; outmoded.
[1350–1400]
mold′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moldy - covered with or smelling of moldmoldy - covered with or smelling of mold; "moldy bread"; "a moldy (or musty) odor"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
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moldy

adjective
Smelling of mildew or decay:
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Translations
plesnivý
muggen
homeinen
pljesniv
かびた
곰팡 슨
plesniv
möglig
ซึ่งปกคลุมด้วยรา
bị mốc

moldy

عَفِن plesnivý muggen schimmelig μουχλιασμένος mohoso homeinen moisi pljesniv ammuffito かびた 곰팡 슨 schimmelig muggen spleśniały bolorento, embolorado заплесневелый möglig ซึ่งปกคลุมด้วยรา küflü bị mốc 发霉的
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dr Fernyhough said the first anticoagulants were developed in the US in the 1930s after outbreaks of fatal hemorrhagic disease among cattle were found to be caused by the animals being fed moldy hay. Researchers analysed the mold and isolated a compound called dicoumarol, which they found to be a powerful anticoagulant.
Fernyhough explained that the first anticoagulants were developed in the US in the 1930s after outbreaks of fatal hemorrhagic disease among cattle were found to be caused by the animals being fed moldy hay. Researchers analyzed the mold and isolated a compound called dicoumarol, which they found to be a powerful anticoagulant.
Cows do not like to eat moldy hay and it can make horses ill.
After pulling up the last of the carrots, and picking the remaining lettuce, the garden received a layer of cottonwood leaves, and blanketed by four to eight inches of old moldy hay. The intention is to protect the soil and stop mulch from blowing away, as well as retain any moisture winter provided.
Heat is generated by constantly layering essentially free materials--wood chips, newspapers, coffee grinds, discarded produce, moldy hay and more.