plural -s
: an oversize wine bottle holding about 12 quarts
a Salmanazar of champagne

Word History


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

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“Salmanazar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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