Definition of Magnum

1. Noun. A large wine bottle for liquor or wine.

Generic synonyms: Wine Bottle



Definition of Magnum

1. n. A large wine bottle.

Definition of Magnum

1. Noun. (wine) A bottle of wine containing 1.5 liters of fluid, double the volume of a standard bottle. ¹

2. Noun. A gun calibre larger than, or derived from, a smaller similar cartridge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Magnum

1. a large wine bottle [n -S]

Medical Definition of Magnum

1. 1. A large wine bottle. "They passed the magnum to one another freely. (Sir W. Scott). 2. A bone of the carpus at the base of the third metacarpal bone. Origin: Neut. Sing. Of L. Magnus great. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnum

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magnoliopsid
magnoliopsid family
magnoliopsid genus
magnoliopsids
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magnolites
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magnon
magnonic
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magnotherapy
magnox
magnoxes
magnum (current term)
magnum opi
magnum opus
magnum opuses
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magnussonite
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magots
magpie
magpie-goose
magpie-lark
magpie-larks

Literary usage of Magnum

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1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The os magnum is the largest of the carpal bones. ... The os magnum articulates with seven bones, viz., the scaphoid, semilunar, trapezoid, ..."

2. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1905)
"THE magnum NOMEN. SOME critic has said that in Lucan's famous phrase, "Stat magni nominis umbra," the word Magni should be written with a capital letter, ..."

3. Physical anthropology of the Lenape or Delawares, and of the eastern Indians by AleŇ° Hrdlička (1916)
"MUNSEE CRANIA: PALATE;* LOWER JAW;** FORAMEN magnum MALES * Arranged on the basis of the Palatal Index. ** Arranged on the basis of the height at symphysis. ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Lateral view of same case represented in Diagram VIII, /. semilunar and the os magnum showed a small oblique crack in its lower border. ..."

5. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"... magnum, obtained by M. Bravard from the Eocene strata of Vaucluse, ... magnum, in the same collection, can hardly have been less than 15 inches long. ..."

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