mangonism

noun

Definition of mangonism

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  a method of training or treating plants contrary to natural conditions of growth

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Origin and Etymology of mangonism

French mangonisme, from Latin mangon-, mango dealer that gives a false appearance to his wares (of Greek origin; akin to manganeuein to deceive) + French -isme -ism — more at mangonel


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