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krater

or crater

[krey-ter] /ˈkreɪ tər/
noun, Greek and Roman Antiquity.
1.
a mixing bowl characterized by a wide mouth and body with two handles projecting vertically from the juncture of the neck and body, used to mix wine and water.
Compare kelebe.
Origin of krater
1855-1860
1855-60; < Greek krātḗr; see crater
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