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1. Something enormous in size or power.
2. often Behemoth A huge animal, possibly the hippopotamus, described in the Bible.
1. (Bible) Old Testament a gigantic beast, probably a hippopotamus, described in Job 40:15
2. a huge or monstrous person or thing
[C14: from Hebrew běhēmōth, plural of běhēmāh beast]
be•he•moth(bɪˈhi məθ, ˈbi ə-)
1. an animal, perhaps the hippopotamus, mentioned in Job 40:15–24.
2. any creature or thing of monstrous size or power.
[1350–1400; Middle English bemoth < Hebrew bəhēmōth]
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|Noun||1.||behemoth - someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful|
|2.||behemoth - a person of exceptional importance and reputation|
Of extraordinary size and power:
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