ghoul

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ghoul \Ghoul\ (g[=oo]l), noun [Per. gh[=o]l an imaginary sylvan demon, supposed to devour men and animals: cf. Ar. gh[=u]l, F. goule.] An imaginary evil being among Eastern nations, which was supposed to feed upon human bodies. [Written also {ghole} .] --Moore.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ghoul

noun

1: someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection [syn: {graverobber}, {ghoul}, {body snatcher}]

2: an evil spirit or ghost


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