pogonip
noun Etymology: Shoshone paγɨnappɨh cloud Date: 1865 a dense winter fog containing frozen particles that is formed in deep mountain valleys of the western United States

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  • pogonip — ☆ pogonip [päg′ə nip΄ ] n. [< AmInd (Shoshonean)] a heavy winter fog containing ice particles, occurring in the valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and other mountain valleys of the W U.S …   English World dictionary

  • pogonip — /pog euh nip/, n. an ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys of the western U.S. [1860 65, Amer.; < Shoshone paginappih thunder cloud; cf. SOGOVAGINAPPIH fog (with sogo earth), yagumpaginappih fog (with yagun valley)] * * * …   Universalium

  • pogonip — n. thick fog that contains ice particles (created in mountain ravines in the northern USA during the winter) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pogonip — pog·o·nip …   English syllables

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