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pogonip

[pog-uh-nip] /ˈpɒg ə nɪp/
noun
1.
an ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys of the western U.S.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; < Shoshone paγɨnappɨh thunder cloud; compare soγovaγɨnappɨh fog (with soγo- earth), yaγumpaγɨnappih fog (with yaγun- valley)
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