noun, plural am·pho·rae [am-fuh-ree] /ˈæm fəˌri/, am·pho·ras. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
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Origin of amphora
OTHER WORDS FROM amphoraam·pho·ral, adjective
Words nearby amphora
Example sentences from the Web for amphorae
The ware is generally rather rough, thick and brown for the amphorae, thin and red for smaller vessels.
The amphorae which you hid in the mound are probably—I can't say for certain, mind—priceless.The Wouldbegoods|E. Nesbit
In one house the place of an iron tripod was taken by three pointed ends of amphorae set upright on the hearth.
Her vases and amphorae have been frequently exhibited and are praised by connoisseurs and critics.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Fruits and other edibles of all kinds were kept in amphorae.