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Meaning of GHOUL

Pronunciation:  gool

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an evil spirit or ghost
  2. [n]  someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
 

GHOUL is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: body snatcher, graverobber
 
 See Also: evil spirit, stealer, thief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ghoul\, n. [Per. gh?l an imaginary sylvan demon, supposed
to devour men and animals: cf. Ar. gh?l, F. goule.]
An imaginary evil being among Eastern nations, which was
supposed to feed upon human bodies. [Written also {ghole} .]
--Moore.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a ghoul in your dream, suggests that your habits and negative ways are hindering your growth. The dream may also represent a fresh beginning.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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