jer·​o·​bo·​am | \ ˌjer-ə-ˈbō-əm How to pronounce jeroboam (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Jeroboam

Definition of jeroboam

: an oversize wine bottle holding about three liters

Examples of jeroboam in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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First Known Use of jeroboam

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jeroboam

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

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“Jeroboam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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