giantess

[ jahy-uh n-tis ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ ən tɪs /
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noun

an imaginary female being of human form but superhuman size, strength, etc.
any very large woman.

Origin of giantess

1350–1400; Middle English geauntesse < Old French. See giant, -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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giantess


n.

late 14c., from giant + -ess.

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