- Bible the first king of Israel: 1 Kings 11:26-14:20
- Winemaking a wine bottle, esp. one for champagne, holding about 3 liters, or about twice as much as a magnum
Origin of JeroboamClassical Hebrew (language) y?robh'?m, literally , probably , the people increases
Origin of jeroboamSo called (in reference to the bottle's size and the drunkenness caused by wine) after Jeroboam I, (died c. 901 BC), king of northern Israel described in the Bible as “a mighty man of valor” (I Kings 11:28) “who made Israel to sin”, (14:16).
- First king of the Kingdom of Israel.