|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|—n , pl -gos, -goes|
|1.||a group of islands|
|2.||a sea studded with islands|
|[C16 (meaning: the Aegean Sea): from Italian arcipelago, literally: the chief sea (perhaps originally a mistranslation of Greek Aigaion pelagos the Aegean Sea), from |
|archipelago (är'kə-pěl'ə-gō') Pronunciation Key
A group of islands near one another.