mun·​go ˈməŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce mungo (audio)
plural mungos
: reclaimed wool of poor quality and very short staple

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mungo was in 1857

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“Mungo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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