n. 1. Evil-faced hypocrites spewing junk science from gaping, foul-smelling orifices. Created fear and panic among the weaker-minded adults and small children, but were finally proved to be mythical boogeypersons who couldn't even find a closet to hide in.
Don't be afraid, kids. The goregoyle is only an idle relic of the past, no scientific basis whatsoever.