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Gargantua

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

Definition of GARGANTUA

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

Origin of GARGANTUA

French
First Known Use: 1571

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