noun pin·gue \ˈpēŋ(ˌ)gwā, ˈpiŋ-\
variants: less commonly


\ˈpēŋ(ˌ)gwā, ˈpiŋ-\

Definition of pingue



  1. :  a perennial glandular herb (Actinea richardsoni) of the family Compositae of the southwestern U.S. yielding an inferior rubber and causing poisoning of livestock

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Origin and Etymology of pingue

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

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