jer·​o·​bo·​am ˌjer-ə-ˈbō-əm How to pronounce jeroboam (audio)
variants or less commonly Jeroboam
: an oversize wine bottle holding about three liters

Examples of jeroboam in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The réserve is made in sizes ranging from splits (187 milliliters, or one-quarter bottles, which Robinson refers to as minis) to half bottles, full sizes, magnums, jeroboams (equivalent to six bottles), Salmanazars (12 bottles), and Nebuchadnezzars (20 bottles). Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 14 Oct. 2023 Included with the racing action are four nights in an Encore three-bedroom duplex, dinner at Delilah, golf and spa treatments, and a jeroboam of Dom Pérignon to wash down all the pampering. Michael Loré, Robb Report, 12 Aug. 2023 Designed by Lady Gaga with long-time collaborator Nicola Formichetti, the enthralling Uberpiece is the centerpiece of the collaboration, encasing a jeroboam of Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2005. Angela Lei, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021 Fans of Bordeaux will have plenty to consider, including a jeroboam of Château Cheval Blanc 2006, an overnight at the château, and a wine dinner on-site with winemaker Pierro Clouet. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 Heloise Dear Heloise: What is a magnum and a jeroboam of champagne? Heloise, Houston Chronicle, 10 July 2018 Champagne towers were poured from jeroboams to mark the brand’s 275th year, and guests enjoyed the champagne vending machine, with mini Moëts in abundance. Moet Moment, A-LIST, 8 June 2018 There were also a few double magnums, and one jeroboam: six bottles. John Seabrook, The New Yorker, 23 Jan. 2017 See More

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Word History


Jeroboam I died about 912 b.c. king of the northern kingdom of Israel

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jeroboam was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Jeroboam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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