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magnum n : a large wine bottle for liquor or wine

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English

Etymology

From magnum ("great").

Noun

  1. A bottle of wine containing 1.5 liters of fluid, double the volume of a standard bottle.
  2. A gun calibre larger than, or derived from, a smaller similar cartridge.

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Adjective

magnum
  1. Neuter (nominative singular) of magnus.
  2. Masculine and neuter accusative singular of magnus.

Compounds

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Magnum (from Latin magnum, neuter (nominative singular) of magnus neuter form, meaning great) may refer to:

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