elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo(adj)
of great mass; huge and bulky
"a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
Of the giant Gargantua or his appetite.
Huge; immense; tremendous.
Of a tremendous size, volume, degree, etc.
Origin: From Gargantua, a giant with a very large appetite in Rabelais's The Inestimable Life of Gargantua. From Garagantesi, from
characteristic of Gargantua, a gigantic, wonderful personage; enormous; prodigious; inordinate
Origin: [From Gargantua, an allegorical hero of Rabelais.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gär-gan′tū-an, adj. like Gargantua—i.e. enormous, prodigious.—ns. Gargan′tuism; Gargan′tuist. [From Gargantua, the hero of Rabelais, described as a giant of vast appetite.]
The numerical value of gargantuan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of gargantuan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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This gargantuan size is predicted by the same theory that explains the formation of these features on Earth, in fact, we were able to match the size and separation, the direction of the ridges, as well as their age : three pieces of evidence that support our identification of these ridges as penitentes.
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