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Meaning: "Vathek" (which was written in French), from Arabic ghul, an evil spirit that robs graves and feeds on corpses, from ghala… See more definitions.

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From Sumerian and Akkadian GAL-LU also in Assyrian Aramaic ܓܘܼܠܵܐ /gu'la/.. then ghoul (Arabic: الغول , al-ghuûl), is a ...

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Etymology[edit]. Borrowed from English ghoul, from Persian غول (ğul).

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Ghoul definition is - a legendary evil being that robs graves and feeds on corpses . How to use ghoul in a sentence. ... History and Etymology for ghoul.

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Ghoul definition, an evil demon, originally of Muslim legend, supposed to feed ... What's The Difference Among Ghouls, Goblins, And Ghosts? ... Origin of ghoul.

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The word ghoul, with its initial gh, looks to some like it might well have come from Old English (as did both ghost and ghastly), but it is definitely of Arabic origin; ...

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Jan 9, 2015 ... The word 'ghoul' is derived from the Arabic غول ghūl, from ghala, “to seize”. The term is etymologically related to Gallu, a Mesopotamian demon ...

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Ghoul An evil spirit or revived corpse supposed to rob graves and feed on human ... graves at night, others that its origin is the terror of death in the lonely desert.

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A grave robber. One who delights in the revolting, morbid, or loathsome. Origin of ghoul. Arabic ġūl from ġāla to seize, snatch ġwl. Related Forms: ghoul′ish.

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