Mehltau

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German miltau, from Old High German militou. The modern form through a secondary coincidence with Mehl (flour), which is due to the regular vocalic development in Low German and some dialects of Central German; compare Middle Low German mēldouwe, from Old Saxon milidou.

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Noun[edit]

Mehltau m (genitive Mehltaus, no plural)

  1. mildew

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