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fango

[fang-goh] /ˈfæŋ goʊ/
noun
1.
clay or mud, especially a clay obtained from certain hot springs in Battaglio, Italy, used as a hot application in the treatment of certain diseases.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Italian: mud < Germanic; compare Old English fūht damp, Sanskrit pañkas mire. See fen1
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fango

/ˈfæŋɡəʊ/
noun
1.
mud from thermal springs in Italy, used in the treatment of rheumatic disease
Word Origin
from Italian
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