A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles

MAGNUM OPUS

[noun]

1. a great work, especially a literary or artistic masterpiece.

2. the greatest single work of an artist, writer, or composer; the largest, and perhaps the best, greatest, most popular, or most renowned achievement of an artist.

Etymology: (plural: magna opera, also opus magnum / opera magna) from the Latin meaning “great work”.

[Jean-Léon Gérôme]

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