bread mold


Definition of bread mold

: any of various molds found especially on bread especially : a rhizopus (Rhizopus nigricans synonym R. stolonifer)

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Recent Examples on the Web Blackley tested ancient bread molds and beer jugs in the collections of the Peabody Museum and at the MFA. Hiawatha Bray,, "Now rising from an ancient Egyptian tomb: Bread," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bread mold

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Bread mold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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Medical Definition of bread mold

: any of various molds found especially on bread especially : one of the genus Rhizopus (R. nigricans)

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