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growthy
adjective (growthier; -est) Date: 1884 of livestock exceptionally fast in growing and gaining weight • growthiness noun
groyne
noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1582 groin 3
Grozny
or Groznyy geographical name city S Russia in Europe N of Caucasus Mountains capital of Chechnya population 388,000
Groznyy
geographical name see Grozny
GRP
abbreviation glass-reinforced plastic
GRU
abbreviation Etymology: Russian Glavnoe razvedyvatel'-noe upravlenie Chief Intelligence Directorate
grub
I. verb (grubbed; grubbing) Etymology: Middle English grubben; akin to Old English grafan to dig — more at grave Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to clear by digging ...
Grub Street
noun Etymology: Grub Street, London, formerly inhabited by literary hacks Date: 1630 the world or category of needy literary hacks
grubber
noun see grub I
grubbily
adverb see grubby
grubbiness
noun see grubby
grubby
adjective (grubbier; -est) Date: 1725 1. infested with fly maggots 2. a. dirty, grimy b. slovenly, sloppy 3. worthy of contempt ; base • grubbily adverb • ...
grubstake
I. noun Date: 1863 1. supplies or funds furnished a mining prospector on promise of a share in his discoveries 2. material assistance (as a loan) provided for launching an ...
grubstaker
noun see grubstake II
grudge
I. transitive verb (grudged; grudging) Etymology: Middle English grucchen, grudgen to grumble, complain, from Anglo-French grucer, grucher, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle ...
grudger
noun see grudge I
grudging
adjective Date: circa 1533 1. unwilling, reluctant 2. done, given, or allowed unwillingly, reluctantly, or sparingly • grudgingly adverb
grudgingly
adverb see grudging
Grudziadz
or German Graudenz geographical name city N Poland on the Vistula NE of Bydgoszcz population 100,861
gruel
noun Etymology: Middle English grewel, from Anglo-French gruel, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English grūt grout Date: 14th century 1. a thin porridge 2. [from to get ...
grueling
or gruelling adjective Etymology: from present participle of obsolete gruel to exhaust, punish, from gruel, noun Date: 1852 trying or taxing to the point of exhaustion ; ...
gruelingly
adverb see grueling
gruelling
adjective see grueling
gruesome
also grewsome adjective Etymology: alteration of earlier growsome, from English dialect grow, grue to shiver, from Middle English gruen, probably from Middle Dutch grūwen; akin ...
gruesomely
adverb see gruesome
gruesomeness
noun see gruesome
gruff
I. adjective Etymology: Dutch grof; akin to Old High German grob coarse, hruf scurf — more at dandruff Date: 1691 1. rough, brusque, or stern in manner, speech, or aspect ...
gruffly
adverb see gruff I
gruffness
noun see gruff I
grumble
verb (grumbled; grumbling) Etymology: probably from Middle French grommeler, ultimately from Middle Dutch grommen; akin to Old High German grimm grim Date: 1580 intransitive ...
grumbler
noun see grumble
grumblingly
adverb see grumble
grumbly
adjective see grumble
grummet
variant of grommet
grump
I. noun Etymology: obsolete English grumps snubs, slights Date: 1844 1. a fit of ill humor or sulkiness — usually used in plural 2. a person given to complaining II. ...
grumpily
adverb see grumpy
grumpiness
noun see grumpy
grumpy
adjective (grumpier; -est) Date: 1778 moodily cross ; surly • grumpily adverb • grumpiness noun
Grünewald
biographical name Matthias circa 1455-1528 German painter
grunge
noun Etymology: back-formation from grungy Date: 1965 1. one that is grungy 2. rock music incorporating elements of punk rock and heavy metal; also the untidy fashions ...
grunger
noun see grunge
grungy
adjective (grungier; -est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1965 1. shabby or dirty in character or condition 2. characteristic of grunge music or fashion
grunion
noun Etymology: probably from Spanish gruñón grunter Date: 1917 a silverside (Leuresthes tenuis) of the California coast notable for the regularity with which it comes ...
grunt
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grunnettan, frequentative of grunian, of imitative origin Date: before 12th century intransitive verb to utter a grunt ...
grunter
noun see grunt I
gruntle
transitive verb (gruntled; gruntling) Etymology: back-formation from disgruntle Date: 1926 to put in a good humor
grutch
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English grucchen Date: 14th century obsolete begrudge
grutten
past participle of greet
Gruyère
noun Etymology: Gruyère, district in Switzerland Date: 1802 1. a firm cheese with small holes and a nutty flavor that is of Swiss origin 2. a process cheese made from ...
Gryphius
biographical name Andreas 1616-1664 German Greif German poet & dramatist
gryphon
variant of griffin
GS
abbreviation 1. general staff 2. giant slalom 3. government service 4. ground speed
GSA
abbreviation 1. General Services Administration 2. Girl Scouts of America
GSC
abbreviation general staff corps
GSL
abbreviation Guaranteed Student Loan
GSO
abbreviation general staff officer
GSR
abbreviation galvanic skin response
GSUSA
abbreviation Girl Scouts of the United States of America
gt
abbreviation 1. great 2. [Latin gutta] drop
GT
I. noun Etymology: Italian Gran Turismo Date: 1963 grand touring car II. abbreviation gross ton
Gt Brit
abbreviation Great Britain
gtd
abbreviation guaranteed
GTP
noun Etymology: guanosine triphosphate Date: 1961 an energy-rich nucleotide analogous to ATP that is composed of guanine, ribose, and three phosphate groups and is necessary ...
Gtr Man
abbreviation Greater Manchester
gtt
abbreviation Etymology: Latin gutta, plural guttae drops
GU
abbreviation 1. genitourinary 2. Guam
guacamole
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl āhuacamōlli, from āhuacatl avocado + mōlli sauce Date: 1920 pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments
guacharo
noun (plural -ros or -roes) Etymology: American Spanish guácharo Date: 1818 oilbird
Guadalajara
geographical name 1. city W central Mexico capital of Jalisco population 1,628,617 2. province E central Spain in NE New Castile area 4707 square miles (12,191 square ...
Guadalcanal
geographical name island W Pacific in the SE Solomons population 23,922 — see Honiara
Guadalquivir
geographical name river 408 miles (656 kilometers) S Spain flowing W & SW into Gulf of Cádiz
Guadalupe
geographical name river SE Texas flowing SE into San Antonio River
Guadalupe Hidalgo
geographical name 1. former city central Mexico N of Mexico City, now part of city of Gustavo A. Madero 2. gustavo a. madero (Villa)
Guadalupe Mountains
geographical name mountains S New Mexico & W Texas, the S extension of Sacramento Mountains; highest point Guadalupe Peak, 8749 feet (2667 meters), in Guadalupe Mountains ...
Guadeloupe
geographical name two islands, Basse-Terre (or Guadeloupe proper) & Grande-Terre, in French West Indies in central Leeward Islands; an overseas department of France capital ...
Guadeloupean
noun see Guadeloupe
Guadiana
geographical name river 515 miles (829 kilometers) Spain & Portugal flowing W & S into Gulf of Cádiz
guaiac
noun Etymology: New Latin Guaiacum Date: 1750 guaiacum 2
guaiacum
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Spanish guayaco, from Taino guayacan Date: 1553 1. any of a genus (Guaiacum) of the caltrop family of tropical American evergreen trees and ...
Guaíra
geographical name — see Sete Quedas
Guam
geographical name island W Pacific in S Marianas; unincorporated United States territory capital Agana area 209 square miles (541 square kilometers), population 154,805 • ...
Guamanian
adjective or noun see Guam
guan
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier quam, probably from Kuna (Chibchan language of Panama) kwama Date: 1743 any of various large gregarious neotropical birds (family ...
Guanabacoa
geographical name city W Cuba E of Havana population 100,452
Guanabara Bay
geographical name inlet of Atlantic Ocean SE Brazil
guanaco
noun (plural -cos; also -co) Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua wanaku Date: 1604 a South American mammal (Lama guanicoe) of dry open country that has a soft thick ...
Guanajuato
geographical name 1. state central Mexico area 11,810 square miles (30,588 square kilometers), population 3,982,593 2. city, its capital population 113,580
guanethidine
noun Etymology: guanidine + eth- Date: 1959 a drug C10H22N4 used especially in the form of its sulfate to treat hypertension
Guangdong
or Kwangtung geographical name province SE China bordering on South China Sea & Gulf of Tonkin capital Guangzhou area 76,220 square miles (197,410 square kilometers), ...
Guangxi Zhuangzu
or Kwangsi Chuang geographical name region & former province S China W of Guangdong capital Nanning area 85,096 square miles (221,250 square kilometers), population 42,245,765
Guangzhou
or Kuang-chou or Canton geographical name city & port SE China capital of Guangdong on Zhu River population 2,914,281
guanidine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from guanine Date: circa 1864 a base CH5N3 derived from guanine that in the form of its hydrochloride acts as a ...
guanine
noun Etymology: guano + -ine; from its being found especially in guano Date: 1850 a purine base C5H5N5O that codes genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or ...
guano
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua wanu fertilizer, dung Date: 1604 a fertilizer containing the accumulated excrement of seabirds or bats; broadly excrement especially of ...
guanosine
noun Etymology: guan- (as in guanine) + ribose + -ine Date: 1909 a nucleoside C10H13N5O5 composed of guanine and ribose
guanosine triphosphate
noun Date: circa 1962 GTP
Guantánamo
geographical name city SE Cuba NW of Guantánamo Bay (inlet of the Caribbean; site of United States naval base) population 200,381
Guaporé
geographical name 1. (or Iténez) river 1087 miles (1749 kilometers) W Brazil & NE Bolivia flowing NW to the Mamoré 2. — see rondonia
guar
noun Etymology: Hindi gvār & Urdu guār Date: 1882 a drought-tolerant legume (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) cultivated in warm regions as a vegetable, for forage, and for its ...
guar gum
noun Date: 1950 a gum obtained from the endosperm of guar seeds and used especially as a thickening agent and as a sizing material for paper and textiles
guarana
noun Etymology: Portuguese guaraná, from Nhengatu (Tupi-based lingua franca of Amazonia), from Sateré-Mawé (Tupian language of the middle Amazon River basin) warana Date: ...
guarani
noun Etymology: Spanish guaraní Date: 1797 1. capitalized a. plural guarani or guaranis a member of a Tupi-Guaranian people of Bolivia, Paraguay, and southern Brazil ...
guarantee
I. noun Etymology: probably alteration of 1guaranty Date: 1680 1. guarantor 2. guaranty 1 3. an assurance for the fulfillment of a condition: as a. an agreement by ...
guarantor
noun Date: circa 1828 1. one that makes or gives a guaranty 2. one that guarantees
guaranty
I. noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Anglo-French garantie, from garantir, warentir to protect, warrant, guarantee — more at warrant Date: 1592 1. an undertaking to answer ...
guard
I. noun Etymology: Middle English garde, from Anglo-French garde, guarde, warde, from garder, guarder, warder, to guard, defend, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German ...
guard cell
noun Date: 1875 one of the two crescent-shaped epidermal cells that border and open and close a plant stoma
guard hair
noun Date: 1913 one of the usually long coarse hairs forming a protective coating over the undercoat of a mammal
guard of honor
Date: 1816 honor guard
Guardafui, Cape
geographical name cape NE Somalia at entrance to Gulf of Aden
guardant
I. adjective Etymology: Middle French gardant, present participle of garder to guard, look at Date: 1572 having the head turned toward the spectator — used of a heraldic ...
guarded
adjective Date: 1709 1. cautious, circumspect 2. being an extremely serious condition with uncertain outcome • guardedly adverb • guardedness noun
guardedly
adverb see guarded
guardedness
noun see guarded
guarder
noun see guard II
guardhouse
noun Date: 1592 1. a building occupied by a guard or used as a headquarters by soldiers on guard duty 2. a military jail
guardian
noun Etymology: Middle English gardein, wardein — more at warden Date: 15th century 1. one that guards ; custodian 2. a superior of a Franciscan monastery 3. one who ...
guardian angel
noun Date: circa 1631 an angel believed to have special care of a particular individual; broadly savior 1, protector
guardianship
noun see guardian
guardrail
noun Date: 1860 a railing for guarding against danger or trespass; especially a barrier (as of steel cables) placed along the edge of a highway at dangerous points
guardroom
noun Date: 1671 1. a room occupied by a military guard during its term of duty 2. a room where military prisoners are confined
guardsman
noun Date: 1648 a member of a military body called guard or guards
Guárico
geographical name river W Venezuela flowing SW & S into the Apure
Guarneri
Latin Guarnerius biographical name family of Italian violin makers: especially Giuseppe Antonio 1687-1745
Guarnerius
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Italian Guarneri Date: 1866 a violin made by one of the Italian Guarneri family in the 17th and 18th centuries
Guatemala
geographical name 1. country Central America S of Mexico bordering on the Pacific & the Caribbean; a republic area 42,042 square miles (109,309 square kilometers), population ...
Guatemala City
geographical name see Guatemala 2
Guatemalan
adjective or noun see Guatemala
guava
noun Etymology: Spanish guaba, guayaba, perhaps from Taino Date: 1604 1. any of several tropical American shrubs or small trees (genus Psidium) of the myrtle family; ...
Guaviare
geographical name river 650 miles (1046 kilometers) Colombia flowing E into the Orinoco
guayabera
noun Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1947 a usually short-sleeved lightweight sport shirt designed to be worn untucked
Guayama
geographical name town SE Puerto Rico population 44,301
Guayanilla
geographical name city SW Puerto Rico population 23,072
Guayaquil
geographical name city & port W Ecuador on Guayas River 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Gulf of Guayaquil (inlet of the Pacific) population 1,508,444
Guayas
geographical name river W Ecuador forming delta in Gulf of Guayaquil
Guaymas
geographical name city & port NW Mexico in Sonora on Gulf of California population 128,960
Guaynabo
geographical name city NE central Puerto Rico population 100,053
guayule
noun Etymology: American Spanish, from Nahuatl cuauholli or huauholli Date: 1906 a much-branched composite shrub (Parthenium argentatum) of Mexico and the southwestern ...
gubernatorial
adjective Etymology: Latin gubernator governor, steersman, from gubernare to govern — more at govern Date: 1734 of or relating to a governor
guck
or gook noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of goo Date: 1949 oozy sloppy dirt or debris; broadly goo, gunk
Guderian
biographical name Heinz Wilhelm 1888-1954 German general
gudgeon
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gojoun, from Middle French goujon Date: 15th century 1. pivot 1, journal 2. a socket for a rudder pintle II. noun Etymology: Middle ...
gudgeon pin
noun Date: 1891 wrist pin
Gudrun
noun Etymology: Old Norse Guthrūn Date: 1842 the wife of Sigurd and later of Atli in Norse mythology
Guedalla
biographical name Philip 1889-1944 English writer
guelder rose
noun Etymology: Guelderland, Gelderland, Netherlands Date: 1597 highbush cranberry; especially a cultivated form of the cranberry bush with large roundish heads of sterile ...
Guelf
or Guelph noun Etymology: Italian Guelfo Date: 1566 a member of a papal and popular political party in medieval Italy that opposed the authority of the German emperors in ...
Guelph
geographical name city Canada in SE Ontario population 106,170
guenon
noun Etymology: French Date: 1838 any of various long-tailed chiefly arboreal African monkeys (especially genera Cercopithecus and Erythrocebus)
guerdon
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French guerdun, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German widarlōn reward Date: 14th century reward, recompense • guerdon ...
gueridon
noun Etymology: French guéridon, from Gueridon, character in 17th century farces and popular songs Date: 1853 a small usually ornately carved and embellished stand or table
guerilla
noun see guerrilla I
Guerin
biographical name Jules 1866-1946 American painter
Guernsey
I. noun (plural Guernseys) Etymology: Guernsey, Channel islands Date: 1834 any of a breed of usually reddish-brown and white dairy cattle that are larger than the Jersey and ...
guerre à outrance
foreign term Etymology: French war to the uttermost
Guerrero
geographical name state S Mexico bordering on the Pacific capital Chilpancingo area 24,631 square miles (63,794 square kilometers), population 2,620,637
guerrilla
I. noun or guerilla Etymology: Spanish guerrilla, from diminutive of guerra war, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German werra strife — more at war Date: 1809 a person ...
guerrilla theater
noun Date: 1968 street theater
Guesclin
biographical name Bertrand du circa 1320-1380 French soldier
Guesde
biographical name Jules 1845-1922 Mathieu Basile French socialist
guess
I. verb Etymology: Middle English gessen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian & Swedish gissa to guess, Middle Dutch gissen, gessen, Old Norse geta to get, guess ...
guessable
adjective see guess I
guesser
noun see guess I
guesstimate
noun Etymology: blend of guess and estimate Date: 1923 an estimate usually made without adequate information • guesstimate transitive verb
guesswork
noun Date: 1725 work performed or results obtained by guess ; conjecture
Guest
biographical name Edgar Albert 1881-1959 American journalist & poet
guest
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gest, from Old Norse gestr; akin to Old English giest guest, stranger, Latin hostis stranger, enemy Date: 13th century 1. a. a person ...
guest worker
noun Date: 1966 a foreign laborer working temporarily in an industrialized usually European country
guesthouse
noun Date: 15th century a building used for guests (as on an estate); especially a house run as a boardinghouse or bed-and-breakfast
Guevara
biographical name Ernesto 1928-1967 Che Latin-American (Argentine-born) revolutionary leader
guff
noun Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1888 1. nonsense, humbug 2. verbal abuse
guffaw
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1720 a loud or boisterous burst of laughter • guffaw intransitive verb
guggle
intransitive verb (guggled; guggling) Etymology: imitative Date: 1611 gurgle • guggle noun
GUI
abbreviation graphical user interface
Gui
or Kuei geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) SE China in E Guangxi Zhuangzu flowing S into the Xi
Guiana
geographical name region N South America bordering on the Atlantic & bounded on W & S by Orinoco, Negro, & Amazon rivers; includes Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, & adjoining ...
Guianan
adjective or noun see Guiana
Guianese
adjective or noun see Guiana
guidable
adjective Date: 1676 capable of being guided
guidance
noun Date: 1590 1. the act or process of guiding 2. a. the direction provided by a guide b. advice on vocational or educational problems given to students 3. the ...
guide
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gide, guide, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan guida, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wītan to look after, witan to know — more at ...
guide dog
noun Date: 1932 a dog trained to lead the blind
guide word
noun Date: circa 1928 either of the terms at the head of a page of an alphabetical reference work (as a dictionary) indicating the alphabetically first and last words on the ...
guidebook
noun Date: 1814 handbook 1; especially a book of information for travelers
guided missile
noun Date: 1945 a missile whose course may be altered during flight (as by a target-seeking radar device)
guideline
noun Date: 1785 a line by which one is guided: as a. a cord or rope to aid a passer over a difficult point or to permit retracing a course b. an indication or outline of ...
guidepost
noun Date: 1738 1. indication, sign 2. guideline b
guider
noun see guide II
guideway
noun Date: 1876 a channel or track for controlling the line of motion of something
Guido Aretinus
biographical name see Guido of Arezzo
Guido of Arezzo
or Guido Aretinus biographical name circa 991-1050 Benedictine monk & music reformer
guidon
noun Etymology: Middle French, from guide Date: 1530 1. a small flag; especially one borne by a military unit as a unit marker 2. one who carries a guidon
guidwillie
adjective Etymology: Scots guidwill goodwill Date: 1788 Scottish cordial, cheering
Guienne
or Guyenne geographical name region & former province SW France bordering on Bay of Biscay capital Bordeaux — see Aquitaine
guild
also gild noun Etymology: Middle English gilde, from Old Norse gildi payment, guild; akin to Old English gield tribute, guild — more at geld Date: 14th century 1. an ...
guild socialism
noun Date: 1912 an early 20th century English socialistic theory advocating state ownership of industry with control and management by guilds of workers
guilder
noun Etymology: Middle English gylder, gyldren, modification of Middle Dutch gulden Date: 15th century gulden
guildhall
noun Date: 14th century a hall where a guild or corporation usually assembles
guildship
noun see guild
guildsman
noun Date: 1873 1. a guild member 2. an advocate of guild socialism
guile
noun Etymology: Middle English gile, from Anglo-French, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wigle divination — more at witch Date: 13th century 1. deceitful ...
guileful
adjective see guile
guilefully
adverb see guile
guilefulness
noun see guile
guileless
adjective Date: circa 1616 innocent, naive • guilelessly adverb • guilelessness noun
guilelessly
adverb see guileless
guilelessness
noun see guileless
Guilin
or Kuei-lin or Kweilin geographical name city S China in NE Guangxi Zhuangzu on the Gui population 364,130
Guillain-Barré syndrome
noun Etymology: Georges Guillain died 1961 French physician and Jean A. Barré died 1967 French neurologist Date: 1939 a polyneuritis of unknown cause characterized ...
Guillaume
biographical name Charles Édouard 1861-1938 French physicist
guillemet
noun Etymology: French, from diminutive of Guillaume William (perhaps a printer's name) Date: circa 1905 either of the marks « or » used as quotation marks in French writing
Guillemin
biographical name Roger (Charles Louis) 1924- American (French-born) physiologist
guillemot
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, diminutive of Guillaume William Date: circa 1672 1. British a common murre (Uria aalge) 2. any of a genus (Cepphus) of ...
guilloche
noun Etymology: French guillochis Date: circa 1842 1. an architectural ornament formed of two or more interlaced bands with openings containing round devices 2. a pattern ...
guillotine
noun Etymology: French, from Joseph Guillotin died 1814 French physician Date: 1793 1. a machine for beheading by means of a heavy blade that slides down in vertical guides ...
guilt
noun Etymology: Middle English, delinquency, guilt, from Old English gylt delinquency Date: before 12th century 1. the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially ...
guilt-trip
transitive verb Date: 1977 to cause feelings of guilt in
guiltily
adverb see guilty
guiltiness
noun see guilty
guiltless
adjective Date: 13th century innocent • guiltlessly adverb • guiltlessness noun
guiltlessly
adverb see guiltless
guiltlessness
noun see guiltless
guilty
adjective (guiltier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. justly chargeable with or responsible for a usually grave breach of conduct or a crime 2. obsolete justly liable to ...
guimpe
noun Etymology: French, from Old French guimple, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wimpel wimple Date: 1831 1. a blouse worn under a jumper or pinafore 2. a wide ...
guinea
noun Etymology: Guinea, Africa, supposed source of the gold from which it was made Date: 1664 1. an English gold coin issued from 1663 to 1813 and fixed in 1717 at 21 ...
Guinea
or French Guinée geographical name 1. region W Africa bordering on the Atlantic from Gambia (on N) to Angola (on S) 2. (or formerly French Guinea) republic W Africa ...
guinea fowl
noun Date: 1749 an African bird (Numida meleagris) related to the pheasants, raised for food in many parts of the world, and marked by a bare neck and head and slaty plumage ...
guinea grass
noun Date: 1756 a tall African forage grass (Panicum maximum) introduced into tropical America and the southern United States
guinea hen
noun Date: 1599 a female guinea fowl; broadly guinea fowl
guinea pepper
noun Date: 1839 grains of paradise
guinea pig
noun Date: 1664 1. a small stout-bodied short-eared tailless domesticated rodent (Cavia porcellus) of South American origin often kept as a pet and widely used in biological ...
guinea worm
noun Date: 1699 a slender nematode worm (Dracunculus medinensis) of tropical regions that is parasitic in humans, has no known animal reservoir, and has an adult female that ...
guinea worm disease
noun Date: 1980 dracunculiasis
Guinea, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Atlantic W central Africa; includes Bights of Benin & Biafra
Guinea-Bissau
or formerly Portuguese Guinea geographical name republic W Africa S of Senegal; until 1974 a Portuguese colony capital Bissau area 13,948 square miles (36,265 square ...
Guinean
adjective or noun see Guinea
Guinée
geographical name see Guinea
Guinevere
noun Date: 15th century the wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot
Guinness
biographical name Sir Alec 1914-2000 British actor
guipure
noun Etymology: French Date: 1843 a heavy large-patterned decorative lace
Guipúzcoa
geographical name province N Spain; in Basque Country capital San Sebastian area 771 square miles (1997 square kilometers), population 676,488
guiro
noun Etymology: American Spanish güiro, literally, calabash Date: 1898 a percussion instrument of Latin-American origin made of a serrated gourd and played by scraping a ...
guisard
noun Etymology: obsolete Scots gyze to disguise, from Middle English gyzen to dress, from guise, gyze guise Date: 1626 chiefly Scottish masker, mummer
Guiscard
biographical name Robert — see Robert Guiscard
guise
noun Etymology: Middle English gise, guise, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wīsa manner — more at wise Date: 13th century 1. a form or style ...
Guise
I. biographical name 2d Duc de 1519-1563 François de Lorraine French soldier & politician II. biographical name 3d Duc de 1550-1588 Henri I de Lorraine French soldier & ...
guitar
noun Etymology: French guitare, from Spanish guitarra, from Arabic qītār, from Greek kithara cithara Date: 1668 a flat-bodied stringed instrument with a long fretted neck ...
guitarfish
noun Date: circa 1900 any of several viviparous rays (family Rhinobatidae) somewhat like a guitar in shape viewed from above
guitarist
noun see guitar
Guiteras
biographical name Juan 1852-1925 Cuban physician
Guiyang
or Kuei-yang or Kweiyang geographical name city S China capital of Guizhou population 1,018,619
Guizhou
or Kweichow geographical name province S China S of Sichuan capital Guiyang area 67,181 square miles (174,671 square kilometers), population 32,391,066
Guizot
biographical name François (-Pierre-Guillaume) 1787-1874 French historian & statesman
Gujarat
or Gujerat geographical name 1. region W India where Gujarati is spoken 2. state W India N & E of Gulf of Khambhat capital Gandhinagar area 72,236 square miles (187,091 ...
Gujarati
noun Etymology: Hindi gujarātī, from Gujarāt Gujarat Date: 1808 1. (or Gujerati) the Indo-Aryan language of Gujarat and neighboring regions in northwestern India 2. (or ...
Gujerat
geographical name see Gujarat
Gujerati
noun see Gujarati 1
Gujranwala
geographical name city NE Pakistan N of Lahore population 785,000
Gujrati
noun see Gujarati 2
gul
noun Etymology: Persian Date: 1813 archaic rose 1
gulag
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Russian, from Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitel'notrudovykh lagereĭ chief administration of corrective labor camps Date: 1974 the penal ...
gular
adjective Etymology: Latin gula throat — more at glutton Date: 1828 of, relating to, or situated on the throat
gulch
noun Etymology: perhaps from English dialect gulch to gulp, from Middle English gulchen Date: 1832 a deep or precipitous cleft ; ravine; especially one occupied by a ...
gulden
noun (plural guldens or gulden) Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Middle Dutch gulden florijn golden florin Date: 15th century 1. the basic monetary unit of the ...
gules
noun (plural gules) Etymology: Middle English goules, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century the heraldic color red

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