A gigantic corporation is an example of a behemoth.
A large monster is an example of a behemoth.
Origin of behemoth
- Middle English behemoth, bemoth from Hebrew bəhēmôt pl. of bəhēmâ beast bhm in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English bemoth, behemoth, from Late Latin, from Hebrew בהמות (bəhēmōth), either an intensive plural of בהמה (bəhēmāh, “beast”), from Proto-Semitic (compare Ethiopic [script?] (bəhma, “dumb, speechless”), Arabic [script?] (ʼabham, “animal”) (declined as bahma(t), bahīma(t))), or borrowed from Ancient Egyptian p-ehe-mau 'hippopotamus', literally 'water-ox'.