Origin of magnum
Related Words for magnumkettle, jar, pot, crate, packet, vessel, dish, storage, bowl, carton, jug, pail, utensil, vase, capsule, sack, pouch, box, tank, package
Examples from the Web for magnum
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 1, 2014
But the raw believability of, say, Magnum photography has been done for.The Magazine That Made—and Unmade—Politicians
November 2, 2014
Historical Examples of magnum
It is his magnum opus in literature, and exhibits wide and laborious research.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
But you must learn the dictation; the great book, the magnum opus, it is there.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
I'll give you a dinner at the Bertolini to-night, and you may have the magnum of any vintage you like.
Say, Jack, how much brighter the world looks after a magnum!
It has the punch of that .44 Magnum you're presently carrying.Revolution
Dallas McCord Reynolds
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.