from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of small bean.
- n. A type of plant cultivated for its sprouts Vigna radiata or Phaseolus aureus.
- v. To make repeated changes to a file or data which individually may be reversible, yet which ultimately result in an unintentional irreversible destruction of large portions of the original data.
- v. to destroy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Green gram, a kind of legume (pulse) (Vigna radiata syn. Phaseolus aureus, syn. Phaseolus Mungo), grown for food in British India; called also gram, mung bean, Chinese mung bean, and green-seeded mung bean. It is an erect, bushy annual producing edible green or yellow seeds, and edible pods and young sprouts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See moong.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
From Hindi (Wiktionary)
Possibly from Mash Until No Good, or a self referencing acronym, Mung Until No Good. Rumored to have originated from one of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer groups in the 1970s or 1980s. (Wiktionary)