albarello

[ al-buh-rel-oh ]
/ ˌæl bəˈrɛl oʊ /

noun, plural al·ba·rel·los, al·ba·rel·li [al-buh-rel-ee] /ˌæl bəˈrɛl i/.

a majolica jar of the 15th and 16th centuries, cylindrical with a waist slightly narrower than the ends, used in Spain and Italy for keeping dry drugs.

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Origin of albarello

1870–75; < Italian, probably diminutive of albero poplar ≪ Latin albus white
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