Definition of fango in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈfaNGō/


[usually as modifier]
Mud from thermal springs in Italy, used in curative treatment at spas and health clubs: fango therapies
More example sentences
  • Fango is volcanic in origin. The mud is rich in minerals and promotes the release of toxins and relieves muscular and arthritic pain.
  • The fango is made of pure volcanic ash, and removes impurities, replaces minerals and gently exfoliates the skin.


Early 20th century: Italian, literally 'mud'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: fan·go

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.