mugo pine

mugho pine

[myoo-goh, moo-]
noun
a prostrate, shrubby pine, Pinus mugo mugo, native to Europe, cultivated as an ornamental.
Also called mugo pine.


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

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mugho pine

noun
low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two [syn: Swiss mountain pine
mugo pine

noun
low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two [syn: Swiss mountain pine
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