- magnolia warbler,
- magnox reactor,
- magnum opus,
- magnus annus,
- magnus effect,
- magnus hitch
Origin of magnum
Examples from the Web for magnum
Catalogue, published by Flammarion (2014), includes photographs from the Magnum Photos archives and text by Éric Hazan.
Magnum came into being as a cooperative only two years after the conclusion of World War II.
Magnum is an entrusted brand, with an irrefutably global reach.
Nagrani started out selling socks with designs ranging from a shirt on Magnum, P.I. to Winston Churchill.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the raw believability of, say, Magnum photography has been done for.
Who could doubt that such mighty notes of preparation were to usher in some magnum opus, worthy of the expectations thus excited?
She no doubt longed to see me perform the magnum opus, but the gentle Armelline would not allow me to go so far.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The Bullarium magnum contains many rules relating to cloister discipline and the life of the secular clergy.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
Thus ended my anxiety, and a few minutes later on the magnum of champagne.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon|Jos Maria Gordon
Upper molar tooth of Paleotherium magnum from Isle of Wight.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
noun plural -nums
Word Origin for magnum
1788, "bottle containing two quarts of wine or spirits," from Latin magnum, neuter of magnus "great in size" (see magnate). Registered 1935 by Smith & Wesson Inc., of Springfield, Massachusetts, as the name of a powerful type of handgun.