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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Probably from Old French gloutir 'to swallow', from Latin gluttire

glut

2 verb
     
glut2 past tense and past participle glutted, present participle glutting [transitive]
to cause something to have too much of something:
the glutted property market

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