from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chronic, slowly progressing bacterial or fungal infection usually of the foot or leg, characterized by nodules that discharge an oily pus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chronic disease of the feet and hands occurring in Hindustan.
- n. [capitalized] In entomology, a genus of coleopterous insects.
Greek mukēs, mukēt-, fungus + -oma.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)