Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of gin.
  • n. A Central American curculionid beetle whose larva burrows into the sisal plant in Yucatan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate

Etymologies

Borrowed from the German diminutive of Maximilian in the 19th century, later also used as a nickname for Maxwell. (Wiktionary)

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