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supernaculum

adverb su·per·nac·u·lum \ˌsüpə(r)ˈnakyələm\

Definition of supernaculum

  1. :  to the last drop —used chiefly in the phrase to drink supernaculum

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Origin and Etymology of supernaculum

New Latin, from super nagulum, super naculum (partial translation of German auf den nagel, literally, on the nail), from Latin super over, on + New Latin nagulum, naculum nail, from German nagel fingernail, from Old High German nagal; from the practice of turning the emptied glass upside down on the thumbnail without emitting a drop


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supernaculum

noun su·per·nac·u·lum \"\

Definition of supernaculum

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  1. :  something and specifically an alcoholic beverage of superior quality the most interesting California sherry, a supernaculum — S. P. Lucia

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