A little known fact about Moses: His cock was a behemoth—almost as long as his staff.
- Something of monstrous size, power, or appearance.
- Religious: An animal described in Job 40:15–24 as an example of the power of God—often said to be a hippopotamus.
beast, leviathan, monster, mammoth, huge
Middle English behemoth, bemoth, from Late Latin behemo, from Hebrew בְּהֵמוֹת (behemót).
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