5 letter word starting with arg

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argal noun Crude tartar. See Argol., A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore., Alt. of Argali
argas noun A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called Miana bug, is A. Persicus; that of Central America, called talaje by the natives, is A. Talaje.
argil noun Clay, or potter’s earth; sometimes pure clay, or alumina. See Clay.
argol noun 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.
argon noun A substance regarded as an element, contained in the atmosphere and remarkable for its chemical inertness.
argot noun A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
argue verb i. To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason., To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; — followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him., To debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before a full court; the cause was well argued., To prove or evince; too manifest or exhibit by inference, deduction, or reasoning., To persuade by reasons; as, to argue a man into a different opinion., To blame; to accuse; to charge with.
argus noun A fabulous being of antiquity, said to have had a hundred eyes, who has placed by Juno to guard Io. His eyes were transplanted to the peacock’s tail., One very vigilant; a guardian always watchful., A genus of East Indian pheasants. The common species (A. giganteus) is remarkable for the great length and beauty of the wing and tail feathers of the male. The species A. Grayi inhabits Borneo.