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Gar•gan•tu•a



Pronunciation: (gär-gan'chOO-u), [key]
n.
1. an amiable giant and king, noted for his enormous capacity for food and drink, in Rabelais' Gargantua and Pantagruel.
2. (italics) a satirical novel (1534) by Rabelais. Cf. Pantagruel.

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