KJV Dictionary Definition: mildew


MIL'DEW, n. L. melligo, from mel, honey.

1. Honey dew; a thick, clammy, sweet juice, found on the leaves of plants, which is said to injure the plants by corroding them, or otherwise preventing them from coming to perfection.

2. Spots on cloth or paper caused by moisture.

MIL'DEW, v.t. To taint with mildew.


MIL'DEWED, pp. Tainted or injured by mildew.


MIL'DEWING, ppr. Tainting with mildew.