Definition of fango in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfaNGō/ /ˈfæŋoʊ/

See synonyms for fango


usually as modifier
  • Mud from thermal springs in Italy, used in curative treatment at spas and health clubs.

    ‘fango therapies’
    • ‘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’.