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great seal the chief seal of a government or state, used to stamp official documents.
great-uncle the brother of one's grandfather or grandmother; granduncle.
Great Victoria Desert a desert region in southwestern Australia.
Great Vowel Shift a series of shifts in English vowel sounds that took place from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century and changed the vowel system of Middle English into that of Modern English.
Great War World War I.
great white shark any of the family of large predatory fishes of the world's temperate coastal regions that has a white underbelly, multiple rows of rotating teeth, and an average size of 13 feet (4 m.) in length and 4000 pounds (1814 kg.) in weight.
greaves (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the remaining residue when animal fat is melted down for tallow or the like; cracklings.
grebe any of several diving birds related to loons and having lobed rather than webbed feet.
Grecian Greek. [2 definitions]
Grecian profile a facial profile in which the forehead and nose form an almost straight, unbroken line.
Grecism the spirit of Greek art, culture, thought, or the like. [3 definitions]
Grecize to give Greek characteristics, form, or style to something. [3 definitions]
Greco- Greek.
Greco-Roman of or relating to both Greece and Rome.
Greece a Balkan country on the Mediterranean between the Aegean and Adriatic Seas.
greed extreme desire for wealth, possessions, or the like, beyond what one needs or deserves; avarice.
greedy extremely desirous of wealth or possessions. [3 definitions]
Greek of or pertaining to Greece or its people, culture, language, or the like. [6 definitions]
Greek Cross a cross in which the horizontal and vertical bars are of equal length and intersect at their midpoints at right angles.
Greek fire an incendiary material used in warfare by Byzantine Greeks in the Middle Ages.
greekless combined form of greek.