Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. moldiness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Moldiness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Moldiness.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English finew, from Old English fyne ("moisture, mold, mildew"), from Proto-Germanic *funiz, *funjan (“moisture, mold”), from Proto-Indo-European *pan- (“mud, slush, morass”). Related to Middle Low German vunsch and Middle Dutch vunsc ("musty"), Old English fenn ("swamp, bog"). More at fen.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.