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Gargantua

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noun Gar·gan·tua \gär-ˈgan(t)-sh(ə-)wə\

Definition of Gargantua

  1. :  a gigantic king in Rabelais's Gargantua having a great capacity for food and drink



Origin and Etymology of gargantua

French


First Known Use: 1571


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