One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A trademark for: the largest in a range of hamburgers sold by McDonald's fast-food outlets; (hence allusively) the biggest or best of a number of related things.
2A nickname for: the Municipal Assistance Corporation of New York City (now disused).
1960s; earliest use found in Life. From big + mac-.
Big Mac/ˈbɪɡ mak/
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