Pantagruel

noun

Pan·​ta·​gru·​el ˌpan-tə-ˈgrü-əl How to pronounce Pantagruel (audio)
pan-ˈta-grə-wəl,
-ˌwel How to pronounce Pantagruel (audio)
: the huge son of Gargantua in Rabelais's Pantagruel
Pantagruelian
ˌpan-tə-grü-ˈe-lē-ən How to pronounce Pantagruel (audio)
(ˌ)pan-ˌta-grə-ˈwe-
adjective

Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pantagruel was in 1598

Dictionary Entries Near Pantagruel

Cite this Entry

“Pantagruel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pantagruel. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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