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cantharus

[kan-ther-uh s] /ˈkæn θər əs/
noun, plural canthari
[kan-thuh-rahy] /ˈkæn θəˌraɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
Origin of cantharus
< Latin < Greek kántharos

kantharos

or cantharus

[kan-ther-uh s] /ˈkæn θər əs/
noun, plural kantharoi
[kan-thuh-roi] /ˈkæn θəˌrɔɪ/ (Show IPA).
Greek and Roman Antiquity.
1.
a deep bowl set upon a stem terminating in a foot and having two handles rising from the brim and curving downward to join the body.
Origin
First recorded in 1895-1900, kantharos is from the Greek word kántharos
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