Gollum

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Etymology[edit]

From English Gollum, the character in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, "to whom this shark bears some resemblance in form and habits." See more on Wikipedia: Slender smooth-hound § Taxonomy and phylogeny.

Proper noun[edit]

Gollum m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pseudotriakidae – the slender smooth-hound and gollumsharks.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. In the story, he was originally known as Sméagol and later named Gollum after his habit of making "a horrible swallowing noise in his throat".

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Noun[edit]

Gollum (plural Gollums)

  1. A person who bears the traits or has the characteristics of Gollum in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.

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Verb[edit]

Gollum (third-person singular simple present Gollums, present participle Golluming, simple past and past participle Gollumed)

  1. To act like Gollum, the fictional character.
    • 2005 April 28, Julian Love God, “X-Roasting”, in alt.zen, Usenet[1], message-ID <1114704034.462969.53660@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>:
      Mike Biggins Gollumed...
      "After a few years it still amazes me that there are so many egocentric 'facilitators' trying to pass 'enlightenment' to the uneducated via Apz... but... APZ is MINE, it's MY PRECIOUS!"
      And it came to pass that he spent his life festering in the cayons and caves of his own poisoned min(es)d!

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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gollum ? (genitive Gollums, plural Gollums)

  1. Gollum (clarification of this definition is being sought)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gollum

  1. Gollum