[ pog-uh-nip ]
/ ˈpɒg ə nɪp /
an ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys of the western U.S.
IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!
It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
Origin of pogonip
1860–65, Americanism;<Shoshone paγɨnappɨh thunder cloud; compare soγovaγɨnappɨh fog (with soγo- earth), yaγumpaγɨnappih fog (with yaγun- valley)
Words nearby pogonip
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for pogonip
The mountains of Nevada appear to be the favorite home of the pogonip.Meteorology|Charles Fitzhugh Talman