\ ˈgərj \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of gurge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

gurge

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of gurge (Entry 2 of 2)

: a turbulent fountain : surge, eddy

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History and Etymology for gurge

Intransitive verb

Latin gurges, noun

Noun

Latin gurges whirlpool

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“Gurge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gurge. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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