- a prostrate, shrubby pine, Pinus mugo mugo, native to Europe, cultivated as an ornamental.
Origin of mugho pine
1750–60; < French mugho < Italian mugo, of dial. orig. (Trentino, Valtellina); further etymology uncertain
Also called mugo pine.
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