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    Argo - (n.) The name of the ship which carried Jason and his fifty-four companions to Colchis, in quest of the Golden Fleece.
    Argo - (n.) A large constellation in the southern hemisphere, called also Argo Navis. In modern astronomy it is replaced by its three divisions, Carina, Puppis, and Vela.
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    Argoan - (a.) Pertaining to the ship Argo.
    Argoile - (n.) Potter's clay.
    Argol - (n.) Crude tartar; an acidulous salt from which cream of tartar is prepared. It exists in the juice of grapes, and is deposited from wines on the sides of the casks.
    Argolic - (a.) Pertaining to Argolis, a district in the Peloponnesus.
    Argon - (n.) A substance regarded as an element, contained in the atmosphere and remarkable for its chemical inertness.
    Argonaut - (n.) Any one of the legendary Greek heroes who sailed with Jason, in the Argo, in quest of the Golden Fleece.
    Argonaut - (n.) A cephalopod of the genus Argonauta.
    Argonauta - (n.) A genus of Cephalopoda. The shell is called paper nautilus or paper sailor.
    Argonautic - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Argonauts.
    Argosies - (pl. ) of Argosy
    Argosy - (n.) A large ship, esp. a merchant vessel of the largest size.
    Argot - (n.) A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
    Botargo - (n.) A sort of cake or sausage, made of the salted roes of the mullet, much used on the coast of the Mediterranean as an incentive to drink.
    Cargoes - (pl. ) of Cargo
    Cargo - (n.) The lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight.
    Cargoose - (n.) A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.
    Embargoes - (pl. ) of Embargo
    Embargo - (n.) An edict or order of the government prohibiting the departure of ships of commerce from some or all of the ports within its dominions; a prohibition to sail.
    Embargoed - (imp. & p. p.) of Embargo
    Embargoing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embargo
    Embargo - (v. t.) To lay an embargo on and thus detain; to prohibit from leaving port; -- said of ships, also of commerce and goods.
    Gargol - (n.) A distemper in swine; garget.
    Gargoulette - (n.) A water cooler or jug with a handle and spout; a gurglet.
    Gargoyle - (n.) A spout projecting from the roof gutter of a building, often carved grotesquely.
    Hydrargochloride - (n.) A compound of the bichloride of mercury with another chloride.
    Imbargo - (n.) See Embargo.
    Jargon - (n.) Confused, unintelligible language; gibberish; hence, an artificial idiom or dialect; cant language; slang.
    Jargoned - (imp. & p. p.) of Jargon
    Jargoning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Jargon
    Jargon - (v. i.) To utter jargon; to emit confused or unintelligible sounds; to talk unintelligibly, or in a harsh and noisy manner.
    Jargon - (n.) A variety of zircon. See Zircon.
    Jargonelle - (n.) A variety of pear which ripens early.
    Jargonic - (a.) Of or pertaining to the mineral jargon.
    Jargonist - (n.) One addicted to jargon; one who uses cant or slang.
    Largo - (a. & adv.) Slow or slowly; -- more so than adagio; next in slowness to grave, which is also weighty and solemn.
    Largo - (n.) A movement or piece in largo time.
    Margosa - (n.) A large tree of genus Melia (M. Azadirachta) found in India. Its bark is bitter, and used as a tonic. A valuable oil is expressed from its seeds, and a tenacious gum exudes from its trunk. The M. Azedarach is a much more showy tree, and is cultivated in the Southern United States, where it is known as Pride of India, Pride of China, or bead tree. Various parts of the tree are considered anthelmintic.
    Pelargonic - (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also nonoic acid) found in the leaves of the geranium (Pelargonium) and allied plants.
    Pelargonium - (n.) A large genus of plants of the order Geraniaceae, differing from Geranium in having a spurred calyx and an irregular corolla.
    Potargo - (n.) A kind of sauce or pickle.
    Sargo - (n.) Any one of several species of sparoid fishes belonging to Sargus, Pomadasys, and related genera; -- called also sar, and saragu.
    Supercargo - (n.) An officer or person in a merchant ship, whose duty is to manage the sales, and superintend the commercial concerns, of the voyage.
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    Argon - n. Inert gaseous element. [greek argos idle]
    Argosy - n. (pl. -ies) poet. Large merchant ship. [italian ragusea nave ship of ragusa (in dalmatia)]
    Argot - n. Jargon of a group or class. [french]
    Cargo - n. (pl. -es or -s) goods carried on a ship or aircraft. [spanish: related to *charge]
    Embargo - n. (pl. -es) 1 order forbidding foreign ships to enter, or any ships to leave, a country's ports. 2 official suspension of an activity. v. (-es, -ed) place under embargo. [spanish: related to *bar1]
    Gargoyle - n. Grotesque carved face or figure, esp. As a spout from the gutter of a building. [french, = throat]
    Jargon - n. 1 words or expressions used by a particular group or profession (medical jargon). 2 debased or pretentious language. [french]
    Largo - mus. adv. & adj. In a slow tempo and dignified style. n. (pl. -s) largo passage or movement. [italian, = broad]
    Pelargonium - n. Plant with red, pink, or white flowers and, often, fragrant leaves; geranium. [greek pelargos stork]
    Supercargo - n. (pl. -es) officer in a merchant ship managing sales etc. Of cargo. [spanish sobrecargo]

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