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mugho pine

[myoo-goh, moo-] /ˈmyu goʊ, ˈmu-/
a prostrate, shrubby pine, Pinus mugo mugo, native to Europe, cultivated as an ornamental.
Also called mugo pine.
Origin of mugho pine
1750-60; < French mugho < Italian mugo, of dial. orig. (Trentino, Valtellina); further etymology uncertain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Its dwarf form, under the name of the mugho pine, is extensively cultivated as a garden ornament.

    The Genus Pinus George Russell Shaw

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