GRE Word List

GARGOYLE

a spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building

The meaning of the word gargoyle is a spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building.

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