Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sooty mold

noun

Definition of sooty mold

  1. :  a dark growth of fungus mycelium growing in insect honeydew on plants; also :  any of various ascomycetous fungi (order Dothideales) producing such growth



1901

First Known Use of sooty mold

1901


Learn More about sooty mold


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sooty mold? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to dishevel or rumple

Get Word of the Day daily email!