supergiant

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noun su·per·gi·ant \-ˌjī-ənt\

Definition of supergiant

  1. :  something that is extremely large; especially :  a star of very great intrinsic luminosity and enormous size

supergiant

adjective

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First Known Use of supergiant

1926

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