Etymology: Middle English goulf, from Middle French golfe, from Italian golfo, from Late Latin colpus, from Greek kolpos bosom, gulf; akin to Old English hwealf vault, ...
warm current in N Atlantic flowing from Gulf of Mexico NE along United States coast to Nantucket & thence eastward
Gulf War syndrome
a syndrome of uncertain cause including fatigue, joint pain, memory loss, skin rash, and headache that has been reported in veterans of the war fought in the ...
city & port SE Mississippi population 71,127
Etymology: Gulf of Mexico
any of several sargassums; especially a branching olive-brown seaweed (Sargassum natans) of tropical American seas with numerous ...
— see Yining
Etymology: Middle English, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh gwylan gull
Date: 15th century
any of numerous long-winged web-footed aquatic birds (subfamily Larinae of ...
1. a member of a group of blacks inhabiting the sea islands and coastal districts of South Carolina, Georgia, and northeastern Florida
2. an English-based ...
Etymology: Middle English golet, from Anglo-French, diminutive of gule throat, from Latin gula — more at glutton
Date: 14th century
1. esophagus; broadly throat
easily duped or cheated
• gullibility noun
• gullibly adverb
an Englishman in Jonathan Swift's satire Gulliver's Travels who makes voyages to the imaginary lands of the Lilliputians, Brobdingnagians, Laputans, and ...
Allvar 1862-1930 Swedish ophthalmologist
Etymology: short for English dialect gully knife
dialect British a large knife
Etymology: obsolete ...
soil erosion produced by running water
Etymology: Middle English gulosite, from Anglo-French from Late Latin gulositas, from Latin gulosus gluttonous, from gula gullet
Date: 15th century
excessive appetite ; ...
Etymology: Middle English, from a Middle Dutch or Middle Low German word akin to Dutch & Frisian gulpen to bubble forth, drink deep; akin to Old English gielpan to boast ...