from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Low quality wool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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 loose-textured woolen goods or worsted, -- a distinction often disregarded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Artificial short-staple wool formed by tearing to pieces and disintegrating old woolen fabrics, as old clothes.
- n. An East Indian plant, Ophiorhiza Mungos, whose roots are a reputed cure for snake-bites. See mongoos.
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Anonymous said ... mungo is fifty?!?! will the test be worse than knowing that the prez of the united states is younger than you, and will be taking a lot of your money?
What academics (mungo excepted) don't understand is that the elected officials/agency heads/bureaucrats do not have conferences and seminars on whether or how to appropriately exercise powers.
But the subcontinent also had its own species, the most important of which are the Asiatic Vigna species or as they are known in India ‘grams’: mung beans (V. radiata or green gram), urd beans (V. mungo or black gram) as well as moth beans (V. aconitifolia), and rice beans (V. umbellata).
Bean Dumplings in Yogurt (Dahi Vada) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo and Moong Dal – split mung beans - Vigna radiata) 10.
Rice-Bean Pancakes (Plain Dosa) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo) 12.
Bitter Gourd with Pigeon Pea-Tamarind Sauce (Pahakai Pitlai Kozhumbu) (Toor Dal – split pigeon peas - Cajanus cajan, Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum, and Urad Dal – split black gram – Vigna mungo) 7.
Steamed Bean Cakes (Dal Idli) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo, Moong Dal – split mung beans - Vigna radiata, and Toor Dal - split pigeon peas - Cajanus cajan) 9.
Indian Bread with Bean-Asafoetida Stuffing (Hing er Kochuri) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo and Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum) 13.
Spicy “Gunpowder” Seasoning (Molaha Pudi) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo and Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum)
The gullibility of the press and a few investors continues to astound me. mungo jerry Says: