gangrel

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noun gang·rel \ˈgaŋ-(ə-)rəl\

Definition of gangrel

Scotland

  1. :  vagrant

Origin and Etymology of gangrel

Middle English (north) & early Scots gangrel, gangerall, probably from gang 1gang + -rel, noun suffix with diminutive or pejorative force (borrowed from Old French -erel, expansion of -el, diminutive suffix, going back to Latin -ellus)


First Known Use: 15th century


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