Salmanazar

noun Sal·ma·naz·ar \ˌsalməˈnazə(r)\

Definition of Salmanazar

plural

-s

  1. :  an oversize wine bottle holding about 12 quarts a Salmanazar of champagne

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Origin and Etymology of salmanazar

after Salmanasar IV (Shalmaneser), 8th century b.c. king of Assyria mentioned in the Bible (2 Kings 17:3)


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