Salmanazar

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Related to salmanazars: Shalmaneser I

Salmanazar

(ˌsælməˈnæzə) or

Salmanaser

n
(Brewing) (also without capital) a wine bottle holding the equivalent of twelve normal bottles (approximately 312 ounces)
[C19: humorous allusion to an Assyrian king mentioned in the Bible (II Kings 17:3); compare jeroboam]
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Wooden wine-case ends decorate walls behind the bar and above the kitchen windows, punctuated by rows of salmanazars festooned with beads from the Hansens' annual Mardi Gras gala and its minute-long, one-float parade.