mungo

noun
mun·​go | \ ˈməŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce mungo (audio) \
plural mungos

Definition of mungo

: reclaimed wool of poor quality and very short staple

First Known Use of mungo

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mungo

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“Mungo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mungo. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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