variants or less commonly pinguay
plural -s
: a perennial glandular herb (Actinea richardsoni) of the family Compositae of the southwestern U.S. yielding an inferior rubber and causing poisoning of livestock

Word History


Spanish pingüe fat, from Latin pinguis; akin to Greek pimelē lard

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“Pingue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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