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Word of the day for March 19
pingo n
  1. (geomorphology) A conical mound of earth with an ice core caused by permafrost uplift, particularly if lasting more than a year. []
  2. (Sri Lanka, dated) A flexible pole supported on one shoulder, with a load suspended from each end; a carrying pole or carrying yoke.
  3. (Sri Lanka, dated) A weight equivalent to that which can be carried using a pingo.

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