Pungled
Pungled Pun"gled, a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Shriveled or shrunken; -- said especially of grain which has lost its juices from the ravages of insects, such as the wheat midge, or Trips ({Thrips cerealium}). [1913 Webster]

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  • pungled — pun·gled …   English syllables

  • pungled — ˈpəŋgəld adjective Etymology: origin unknown : shriveled, shrunken used especially of grain robbed of its juices by insects …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thrips cerealium — Pungled Pun gled, a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Shriveled or shrunken; said especially of grain which has lost its juices from the ravages of insects, such as the wheat midge, or Trips ({Thrips cerealium}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pungle — verb (pungled; pungling) Etymology: Spanish póngale put it down Date: 1851 transitive verb to make a payment or contribution of (money) usually used with up intransitive verb pay, contribute usually used with up …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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