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Monday, December 06, 2010

Definitions for pogonip

  1. An ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys of the western U.S.

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Citations for pogonip
A pogonip freezes on trees, stones, and rooftops and then melts on the earth, wanner than the air. Rita Mae Brown, The Tell-Tale Horse
The walls inside go as clear as December mornings on the Nevada plains, pogonip caking the dead weeds and fence posts scattered out into the desert void. Andy Mingo, East of Elko
Origin of pogonip
Pogonip originates as a word of the Shoshone people, paγɨnappɨh, "thunder-fog."