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molder

play
verb mold·er \ˈmōl-dər\

Simple Definition of molder

  • : to rot slowly especially from not being used : to decay slowly

Full Definition of molder

mold·eredmold·er·ing play \-d(ə-)riŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to crumble into particles :  disintegrate, decay

Examples of molder

  1. <leaves moldering in the compost pile>



Origin of molder

frequentative of 5mold


First Known Use: 1531



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