Definition of mugo in English:

mugo

(also mugho)

noun

  • In full "mugo pine". The dwarf mountain pine, Pinus mugo, of central and south-eastern European mountains, which forms a counterpart to the tree-sized P. uncinata of south-western Europe.

Origin

Mid 18th century. Partly from Italian mugo small mountain pine (plural mughi; 1563 in Mattioli; 1561 as mugho), probably of pre-Indo-European origin. Compare Italian regional (Trent) mughi (plural), cited as a local word by Mattioli.

Pronunciation

mugo

/ˈmjuːɡəʊ/