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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glut·ton /ˈglʌtṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glut·ton n.
 1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
 2. Fig.: One who gluts himself.
    Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy.   --Granville.
 3. Zool. A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelidæ, about the size of a large badger; called also wolverine, wolverene and carcajou. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
 Glutton bird Zool., the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea); -- called also Mother Carey's goose, and mollymawk.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glut·ton a. Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing. Glutton souls.”
    A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days.   --Fuller.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glut·ton, v. t. & i. To glut; to eat voraciously. [Obs.]
    Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine.   --Lovelace.
    Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed.   --Drayton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
           [syn: gourmand, trencherman]
      2: wolverine of northern Eurasia [syn: Gulo gulo, wolverine]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Deut. 21:20), Heb. zolel, from a word meaning "to shake out,"
    "to squander;" and hence one who is prodigal, who wastes his
    means by indulgence. In Prov. 23:21, the word means debauchees
    or wasters of their own body. In Prov. 28:7, the word (pl.) is
    rendered Authorized Version "riotous men;" Revised Version,
    "gluttonous." Matt. 11:19, Luke 7:34, Greek phagos, given to
    eating, gluttonous.