mon·​go ˈmäŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce mongo (audio)
plural mongo
a monetary subunit of the tugrik see tugrik at Money Table

Word History


Mongolian möngö

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mongo was in 1935

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“Mongo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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