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See also: magnum
Shortening of Magnum Tonic Wine.
Magnum (plural Magnums)
- 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.
Ultimatively from magnus.
- “Magnum” in Duden online
From the product of the same name.
Magnum (plural: Magnum dem, quantified: Magnum)
- 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, […] ”