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Today's word is:

Brobdingnagian

|ˌbräbdi ng ˈnagēən|

adjective

  • gigantic.

noun

  • a giant.

ORIGIN: early 18th cent.: from Brobdingnag, the name given by Swift (in Gulliver's Travels) to a land where everything is of huge size, + -ian .