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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: gloton, from Latin glutto, from gluttire 'to swallow'

glutton

noun
     
glut‧ton [countable]
1 someone who eats too much
2

a glutton for punishment

someone who seems to enjoy working hard or doing something unpleasant
gluttonous adjective

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