noun \ˈpä-gə-ˌnip\

Definition of POGONIP

:  a dense winter fog containing frozen particles that is formed in deep mountain valleys of the western United States

Origin of POGONIP

Shoshone paγ i̵napp i̵h cloud
First Known Use: 1865


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