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noun: A dense winter fog having ice particles.
From Shoshone paγinappih (cloud). Earliest documented use: 1860.
“The valley floor is covered with a blanket of snow, the trees glisten with the shimmering ice crystals of pogonip and the holiday season is almost over.”
Wendy Hanson Mazet; Live Christmas Tree After-Care; Reno Gazette-Journal (Nevada); Dec 28, 2013.
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