The Collaborative International Dictionary
Glutton \Glut"ton\, n. [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]
One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
Fig.: One who gluts himself.
Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy.
(Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous mammal ( Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelid[ae], 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 (Zo["o]l.), the giant fulmar ( Ossifraga gigantea); -- called also Mother Carey's goose, and mollymawk.
Wolverene \Wol`ver*ene"\, Wolverine \Wol`ver*ine"\, n. [From Wolf, with a dim suffix; prob. so called from its supposed wolfish qualities.]