from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person of great size or stature and of voracious physical or intellectual appetites.
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- n. a voracious giant in Francois Rabelais' book of the same name
After the giant hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)