Definition of nebuchadnezzar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌnebjʊkədˈnezə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnebjʊkədˈnezər//
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a wine bottle which holds twenty times as much wine as an ordinary bottle compare jeroboam, methuselah Word Originearly 20th cent.: from Nebuchadnezzar (c. 630-562 BC), king of Babylon, an ancient city in Mesopotamia.
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