mugho pine

[ myoo-goh, moo- ]
/ ˈmyu goʊ, ˈmu- /

noun

a prostrate, shrubby pine, Pinus mugo mugo, native to Europe, cultivated as an ornamental.

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Also called mugo pine.

Origin of mugho pine

1750–60; < French mugho < Italian mugo, of dial. orig. (Trentino, Valtellina); further etymology uncertain

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