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gaur Tweet Definition of gaur Like Definition of gaur on Facebook
  1. An East Indian species of wild cattle (Bos gaurus), of large size and an untamable disposition.
gazelle Tweet Definition of gazelle Like Definition of gazelle on Facebook
noun (pl=gazelles, pl2=gazelle)
  1. An antelope of the genus Gazella mostly native to Africa and capable of running at high speeds for long periods.
gems Tweet Definition of gems Like Definition of gems on Facebook
  1. (plural of, gem)
gibbon Tweet Definition of gibbon Like Definition of gibbon on Facebook
  1. A small ape of the family Hylobatidae with long limbs, which it uses to travel through rainforests by swinging from branch to branch.
giraffe Tweet Definition of giraffe Like Definition of giraffe on Facebook
noun (plural giraffes)
  1. A ruminant, of the genus Giraffa, of the African savannah with long legs and highly elongated neck, which make it the tallest living animal; yellow fur patterned with dark spots, often in the form of a network; and two or more short, skin-covered horns.
glutton Tweet Definition of glutton Like Definition of glutton on Facebook
  1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
  2. (figurative) One who gluts himself.
"Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy." -Granville.
  1. (zoology) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo), of the family Mustelidae, Mustelidí¦, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverine. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
  1. (obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.
"Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine." -Lovelace.
"Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed." -Drayton.
  1. gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
"A monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days." -Fuller.
GNU Tweet Definition of GNU Like Definition of GNU on Facebook
  1. A recursive acronym for w:GNU, GNU's Not Unix.
  2. Name of the w:Free Software Foundation, Free Software Foundation's project to develop a free UNIX-like operating system, including the legal framework, such as the source code and documentation licenses.
Goa Tweet Definition of Goa Like Definition of Goa on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. State in western India which has Panaji as its capital.
goat Tweet Definition of goat Like Definition of goat on Facebook
  1. Any of various ruminant mammals, of the genus Capra, related to the sheep. A group of goats is refered to as a (term, tribe) or a (term, herd).
  2. (slang) A lecherous man.
goat antelope Tweet Definition of goat antelope Like Definition of goat antelope on Facebook
noun (goat antelope, sg=goat antelope)
  1. Any of a group of herbivore mammals, the subfamily Caprinae, that includes domestic sheep and goats.
golden mole Tweet Definition of golden mole Like Definition of golden mole on Facebook
  1. any of several small, insectivorous burrowing mammals, of the family Chrysochloridae, native to southern Africa
gopher Tweet Definition of gopher Like Definition of gopher on Facebook
  1. a small burrowing furry rodent
  2. an Internet protocol for document search/retrieval
  3. (biblical) an unknown tree; Noah's Ark was built in gopher-wood
  4. (slang) a junior worker, usually in an office " someone who can be sent to go for things; in this sense it is sometimes spelled gofer
goral Tweet Definition of goral Like Definition of goral on Facebook
  1. any of several small ungulate ruminants, of genus Nemorhaedus, native to Asia
Gorilla Tweet Definition of Gorilla Like Definition of Gorilla on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a taxonomic genus, within subfamily Homininae - the gorillas, the largest of the great apes
great ape Tweet Definition of great ape Like Definition of great ape on Facebook
  1. An ape of the subfamily w:Ponginae, Ponginae, having a mostly hairless face, protrusive lips, hands with complex fingerprints, and flat fingernails. Includes the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan.
  2. May be extended to include members of the family w:Hominidae, Hominidae, humans as well as gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans.
green monkey Tweet Definition of green monkey Like Definition of green monkey on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, Chlorocebus)
(plural green monkeys)
  1. An Old World monkey of the genus Chlorocebus.
grivet Tweet Definition of grivet Like Definition of grivet on Facebook
  1. An Old World monkey, scientific name Chlorocebus aethiops, with long white tufts of hair along the sides of the face.
grizzly Tweet Definition of grizzly Like Definition of grizzly on Facebook
noun (grizzlies)
  1. A grizzly bear.
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adjective (grizzlier, grizzliest)
  1. grey-haired, Grey-haired, greyish.
groundhog Tweet Definition of groundhog Like Definition of groundhog on Facebook
  1. A red-brown marmot, Marmota monax, native to North America.
guanaco Tweet Definition of guanaco Like Definition of guanaco on Facebook
  1. a South American ruminant, Lama guanicoe; closely related to the alpaca, llama, and vicuí±a - the lamoids
guenon Tweet Definition of guenon Like Definition of guenon on Facebook
  1. The Old World monkeys of the genus Cercopithecus.
guinea pig Tweet Definition of guinea pig Like Definition of guinea pig on Facebook
noun (plural guinea pigs)
  1. A tailless rodent of the Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.
  2. (idiom) A person who volunteers for an experiment or to try anything new; an experimental subject (from the use of the rodent in laboratory experiments).
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