Mongo



[mong-goh] /ˈmɒŋ goʊ/

noun, plural mongos.
1.
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[mong-goh] /ˈmɒŋ goʊ/
noun, plural mongo, mongos.
1.
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Mongolian People’s Republic, the 100th part of a tugrik.
[mong-goh] /ˈmɒŋ goʊ/
noun
1.
a member of any of various agricultural peoples of the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.
2.
the Bantu language of the Mongo peoples.
/ˈmɒŋɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a variant of mungo
/ˈmɒŋɡəʊ/
noun (pl) -gos, -goes
1.
a Mongolian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a tugrik

adjective

Very large or very much; humongous, important: She had a lot of things on her desk top, including a mondo-size slo-mo printer/ I’ve got a mongo bruise on my leg from field hockey/ You’d think it took some kind of miracle, or some mondo engineering breakthrough

adverb

Very; totally; fully, way: Your dad is mondo cool!/ mondo fun at the beach

[1979+; fr Italian mondo, ”world”; the mongo variant is probably just imitative]

noun

Something valuable found in an abandoned building, a trash bin, etc

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[1979+; origin unknown]

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