mugho pine

noun
mu·​gho pine | \ ˈmü-(ˌ)gō- How to pronounce mugho pine (audio) , ˈmyü- \

Definition of mugho pine

: a shrubby spreading European pine (Pinus mugo) widely cultivated as an ornamental

called also mugo pine

First Known Use of mugho pine

circa 1756, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mugho pine

probably from French mugho mugho pine, from Italian mugo

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“Mugho pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mugho%20pine. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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