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giant a legendary being who looks like a man of an enormous size and strength. [5 definitions]
giant anteater see "ant bear."
giantess a female giant. [2 definitions]
giantism the state of being a giant. [2 definitions]
giant panda a large, bearlike, carnivorous animal with black-and-white fur and black rings around the eyes, native to China and Tibet.
giant powder dynamite made of nitroglycerin, sulfur, sodium nitrate, rosin, and usu. kieselguhr, and used for blasting.
giant star a star of great mass and luminosity.
giant tortoise any of the species of large land turtles found in tropical regions, such as the Galapagos and Seychelles Islands. Giant tortoises can reach four feet in length and weigh 500 pounds.
giardia any parasitic protozoan of the genus Giardia that colonizes the intestines of humans and other vertebrates and may cause diarrhea and other digestive problems.
giardiasis infection of the intestines by any parasitic protozoan of the genus Giardia associated with diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss.
gibber to talk incoherently or foolishly; chatter. [2 definitions]
gibberish written or spoken words that are unintelligible, needlessly obscure, or without coherent meaning.
gibbet a structure built for execution by hanging and for the public exhibition of those hanged, consisting of a vertical post to which a horizontal beam is attached at the top; gallows. [2 definitions]
gibbon any of a group of small, tree-dwelling Asian apes with long arms.
gibbous of a planet or the moon, rounded outward at both edges; between half full and full in illumination.
gibe to make mocking or derisive comments. [3 definitions]
giblet (usu. pl.) the edible inner organs of a bird, usu. the gizzard, heart, and liver.
Gibraltar a small peninsula, consisting mainly of a rocky mountain, at the southern tip of Spain. [3 definitions]
giddy light-headed or dizzy. [3 definitions]
giddyap a usu. shouted command urging a horse to begin moving or increase speed.
gift something given freely; present. [3 definitions]