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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal);

2. the sound of growling (as made by animals);
[syn: growl, growling]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Growl \Growl\ (groul), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Growled (grould); p. pr. & vb. n. Growling.] [D. grollen to grunt, murmur, be angry; akin to G. grollen to be angry.] To utter a deep guttural sound, as an angry dog; to give forth an angry, grumbling sound. --Gay. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

growling n 1: a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal) 2: the sound of growling (as made by animals) [syn: growl, growling]