geaunt

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French geant, gaiant, from Latin gigantem, accusative singular of gigās, from Ancient Greek Γίγᾱς (Gígās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛːau̯nt/, /ˈdʒɛːant/, /ˈdʒiːau̯nt/

Noun[edit]

geaunt (plural geauntes)

  1. A giant (mythological or fantasy creature)
  2. A giant (person of great height)
  3. (rare) A immoral or despicable person.

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