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great calorie see calorie.
great circle a circle on a sphere that is in a plane passing through the center of the sphere. [2 definitions]
greatcoat a heavy overcoat.
Great Dane any of a breed of very large muscular short-haired dogs that have pointed ears and a square muzzle.
Great Depression the decade of the 1930s in the United States and other countries, characterized by extreme economic hardship; the Depression.
great-grandchild a child of one's grandson or granddaughter.
great-grandfather the grandfather of a person's mother or father.
great-grandmother the grandmother of a person's mother or father.
great-grandparent a parent of one's grandmother or grandfather.
great gross a unit of quantity equal to twelve gross.
greathearted having a generous nature; magnanimous. [2 definitions]
great horned owl a large gray and brown North American owl that has two large earlike tufts of blackish feathers.
Great Lakes five large interconnected freshwater lakes on the border between the United States and Canada; Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.
great laurel a large wild rhododendron of the eastern United States that has thick glossy dark green leaves and bears clusters of white or pink flowers.
greatly very much. [2 definitions]
Great Mogul the title of the emperor of the former Mongol empire that was established in India in 1526. [2 definitions]
Great Nebula the brightest and closest of nebulae, located in the constellation of Orion.
great-nephew a son of one's nephew or niece; grandnephew.
great-niece a daughter of one's nephew or niece; grandniece.
Great Pyramid of Giza a limestone and granite pyramid, which is the oldest and only remaining of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, built circa 2500 B.C.E. as a memorial and tomb for King Khufu, the second king of the fourth Egyptian dynasty.
Great Sandy Desert a desert region in northwestern Australia.