BEING INSPIRED BY THE SPRING
adj. — magnificent, splendid
fm. English, a humorous extension of magnolia, with semantic association to magnificent.
Magnolia itself comes from French botanist Pierre Magnol, which you’d think would have precious little to do with magnificence or splendiferousness, until you clap your eyes on that dope-azz wig. Well played, Pierre.
first published. 1865
inspiration. The Oxford English Dictionary