mundungus

noun

mun·​dun·​gus ˌmən-ˈdəŋ-gəs How to pronounce mundungus (audio)
archaic
: foul-smelling tobacco

Word History

Etymology

modification of Spanish mondongo tripe

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mundungus was in 1641

Dictionary Entries Near mundungus

Cite this Entry

“Mundungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mundungus. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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