Meaning of zegadine in English:


Pronunciation /ˈzɛɡədiːn/


rare, historical
  • A large two-handled drinking cup, typically made of silver, of a type traditionally used in certain Oxford colleges.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Clement Barksdale (1609–1687), Church of England clergyman and author. Origin uncertain; perhaps from post-classical Latin Zegedinum, Latin for of the name of Szeged (Hungarian Szeged, German Segedin), a town in Hungary.