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kyathos

[kahy-uh-thos, -thuh s] /ˈkaɪ əˌθɒs, -θəs/
noun, plural kyathoi
[kahy-uh-thoi] /ˈkaɪ əˌθɔɪ/ (Show IPA).
Greek and Roman Antiquity.
1.
a deep bowl set on a foot, often having a high voluted or serpentine handle rising from the brim and terminating immediately above the juncture of the body and the stem: used for ladling wine into drinking cups.
Also, cyathus.
Origin of kyathos
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90, kyathos is from the Greek word kýathos
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