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gamin an unsupervised or homeless boy who wanders about in the streets; urchin.
gaming the practice of gambling; playing of games of chance. [2 definitions]
gamma the name of the third letter of the Greek alphabet.
gamma globulin a protein in blood serum that contains antibodies used in the prevention of a number of infectious diseases, such as measles and hepatitis.
gamma ray electromagnetic radiation of high energy and frequency, produced by reactions of radioactive atoms or by high energy electrons interacting with matter.
gammon1 a win in backgammon in which the loser has not managed to remove any pieces. [2 definitions]
gammon2 a ham that has been smoked or cured. [2 definitions]
gamo- united; joined.
gamopetalous having fused or partly fused petals that form a tubelike corolla, such as that of the morning-glory.
gamophyllous having leaves that are united along their edges.
-gamous having (such) a number of spouses or type of marriage. [2 definitions]
gamut the whole extent or range of anything. [2 definitions]
-gamy marriage, or union for propagation. [2 definitions]
gamy having the strong taste or smell characteristic of the meat of wild animals, esp. of meat that has started to spoil. [2 definitions]
gander the male of any variety of goose. (Cf. goose.)
Gandhiism the social and political theories and practices of Gandhi, esp. those of nonviolent resistance.
Ganesh Hindu god of wisdom and remover of obstacles, represented as a short, fat man with an elephant's head.
Ganesha alternate spelling of Ganesh.
gang1 any group of people, such as those who associate for social or criminal purposes. [3 definitions]
gang2 the valueless minerals, rocks, or the like found mixed with valuable ore; gangue.
Ganges a river that flows eastward across northern India and central Bangladesh and into the Indian Ocean.