goglet

noun

gog·​let
ˈgäglə̇t
variants or less commonly guglet
ˈgəg-
plural -s
: a long-necked water vessel usually of porous earthenware that is used especially in India for cooling water by evaporation
goglets cooling among wallsJames Merrill

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese gorgoleta, diminutive of gorja throat, from Late Latin gurga

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“Goglet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goglet. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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