MEANING: noun: A person, organization, or thing of great strength, size, or achievement.

ETYMOLOGY: From Titan, any of a family of giant gods in Greek mythology who were overthrown by Zeus and company. Atlas was a titan. Earliest documented use: 1412.

TIXAN - along with chiggers, what you get camping out if you aren't careful

MITAN - 1. what the three little kitans lost;
2. a graduate of an engineering school in Cambridge, MA

TATAN - a plaid worn by the Boston Scottish