British - A giant. Son of Grandousier and Gargamelle. Husband of Badebec. Father of Pantagruel. He is said to have been created by Merlin. He served King Arthur and on one of his journeys he met and killed the monster, Leviathan. Another story says that he was born from the ear of his mother, Gargamelle. Even as a boy he had an enormous appetite and it needed the milk from 17,913 cows to keep him fed. Fully grown, he needed a comb 300 yards long to comb his hair and he once ate five pilgrims as a snack. In some lore, occasionally identified as Gargantua, Gurgiunt Brabtruc, Gurgiunt Brabtruc or Gurgustius.

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