mungo
noun (plural mungos) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1857 reclaimed wool of poor quality and very short staple

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  • Mungo — (also spelled Moungo) may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Other uses …   Wikipedia

  • Mungo — ist ein Sammelbegriff für zwei Arten aus der Gattung Herpestes: den Indischen Mungo (Herpestes edwardsii) und den Kleinen Mungo (Herpestes javanicus). Darüber hinaus besteht in der Familie der Mangusten eine Gattung mit Gattungsnamen „Mungo“. Zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mungo — ● mungo nom masculin Haricot à petit grain vert, jaune ou brun cultivé en Extrême Orient. (Les grains de mungo germés sont appelés germes de soja.) mungo n. m. Dolique à petits grains vert brun ou jaunes, cultivé en Asie et en Afrique, aussi… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mungo — MÚNGO s.n. Lână obţinută din postavuri vechi, folosită ca materie primă pentru lâna artificială. [< fr. mungo]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MÚNGO s. n. lână din postavuri vechi, materie primă pentru lâna artificială. (<… …   Dicționar Român

  • mungo — mȕngo m <N mn osi> DEFINICIJA zool. zvijer (Herpestes ichneumon) iz porodice cibetki, sveta životinja starih Egipćana (u nas na Mljetu i nekim drugim otocima srodnik glodavac Mungos mungo sličan kuni, uništava zmije; sivi m.); faraonski miš …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Mungo — Mun go, n. A material of short fiber and inferior quality obtained by deviling woolen rags or the remnants of woolen goods, specif. those of felted, milled, or hard spun woolen cloth, as distinguished from {shoddy}, or the deviled product of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mungo — Mungo, 1) Art der Pflanzengattung Phaseolus; 2) Säugthier, so v.w. Indische Manguste, s.u. Ichneumon …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mungo — Mungo, Kunstwolle aus Tuchlumpen, s. Shoddy …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mungo — Mungo, s. Spinnfasern …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Mungo — Mungo, eine Art Kunstwolle (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mungo — m Scottish: of uncertain derivation. It is recorded as the byname of St Kentigern, the 6th century apostle of south west Scotland and north west England, and glossed in Latin by his biographer as carissimus amicus ‘dearest friend’, although it… …   First names dictionary

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