Magnum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of Magnum Tonic Wine.

Noun[edit]

Magnum (plural Magnums)

  1. A bottle of Magnum Tonic Wine, a fermented mead drink popular among Jamaicans and other Caribbean peoples for its intoxicating effects, vitamins and use as a purported sexual stimulant. The drink is highly associated with dancehall music and Jamaican pop culture.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimatively from magnus.

Feminine gender could come from Flasche, Patrone.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Magnum f (genitive Magnum, plural Magnums or Magna)

  1. magnum

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Jamaican Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the product of the same name.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɡnʌm/
  • Hyphenation: mag‧num

Noun[edit]

Magnum (plural: Magnum dem, quantified: Magnum)

  1. A Magnum. A bottle of the popular fermented mead drink.
    • 2010, SPIN - Oct. 2010, page 62:
      [] collection of empty Guinness, Red Stripe, Magnum Tonic Wine, and Appleton Rum bottles filling a few tables out front. [] head and swivels her hips lazily next to a heavyset older man in a green Jamaican soccer jersey, a red Obama ski hat, []