goglet

noun
gog·​let | \ ˈgäglə̇t \
variants: or less commonly guglet \ ˈgəg-​ \
plural -s

Definition of goglet

: a long-necked water vessel usually of porous earthenware that is used especially in India for cooling water by evaporation goglets cooling among walls— James Merrill

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History and Etymology for goglet

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 2 Mar. 2021.

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