Definition of Pangola in English:

Pangola

(also Pongola)

noun

  • In full "Pangola grass", "Pangola finger-grass". A stoloniferous, creeping finger-grass, Digitaria decumbens, native to southern Africa and widely grown in warm and tropical regions, especially as a pasture grass.

Origin

1940s. From the name of the river Pongola in South Africa.

Pronunciation

Pangola

/paŋˈɡəʊlə/