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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a great work of art or literature;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

magnum opus \mag"num o"pus\ (m[a^]g"n[u^]m [=o]"p[u^]s), n. 1. A great work of art or literature. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The greatest work or achievement of a particular artist, writer, or other individual. [PJC] Inspired by this milieu, [Max Stirner] wrote his magnum opus The Ego and Its Own, which was published in November 1844. --Svein Nyberg (The Small Max Stirner Web Page, 1988 []) [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

magnum opus n 1: a great work of art or literature