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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rabelais, François 1494?-1553. French humanist and writer of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism and superstition, most notably Pantagruel (1532) and Gargantua (1534).

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  • n. author of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism (1494-1553)

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