GLUT'TON, noun glut'n. [Low Latin gluto.] One who indulges to excess in eating.
1. One eager of any thing to excess.
Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy.
2. In zoology, an animal of the genus Ursus, found in the noun of Europe and Siberia. It grows to the length of three feet, but has short legs and moves slowly. It is a carnivorous animal, and in order to catch its prey, it climbs a tree and from that darts down upon a deer or other animal. It is names from its voracious appetite.