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mag·num / ˈmagnəm/ • n. (pl. -nums ) a thing of a type that is larger than normal, in particular: ∎  a wine bottle of twice the standard size, normally 11/2 liters. ∎  (often Magnum) [often as adj.] trademark a gun designed to fire cartridges that are more powerful than its caliber would suggest: his .357 Magnum pistol.

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magnum bottle containing two quarts. XVIII. — n. sg. of L. magnus large (see MAGNITUDE).

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magnum Large wine bottle, 1.5 L (double old British bottle, called ‘reputed quart’).