Definition of gargantuan in English:

gargantuan

Syllabification: gar·gan·tu·an
Pronunciation: /gärˈganCHo͞oən
 
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adjective

Origin

late 16th century: from Gargantua, the name of a voracious giant in Rabelais' book of the same name (1534), + -an.

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