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[ 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.

Nearby words

albanian, albano, albano, lake, albany, albany congress, albarello, albarium, albata, albategnius, albatross, albatross around one's neck

Origin of albarello

1870–75; < Italian, probably diminutive of albero poplar ≪ Latin albus white Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019