Magnum

Magnum

1. A large wine bottle. They passed the magnum to one another freely. (Sir W. Scott).

2. (Science: anatomy) a bone of the carpus at the base of the third metacarpal bone.

Origin: Neut. Sing. Of L. Magnus great.

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