Definition of balthazar in English:


Line breaks: bal|tha¦zar
Pronunciation: /balˈθazə


  • A very large wine bottle, equivalent in capacity to sixteen regular bottles.
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    • For the reception, there will be a “classic champagne fountain” poured from a giant Balthazar bottle of Veuve Clicquot.
    • Some years ago, he found a Balthazar bottle in a store of wine he had acquired.


1930s: from Balthazar, the name of the king of Babylon, who ‘made a great feast … and drank wine before a thousand’ (Dan. 5:1).

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