[ ar-uh-bal-uhs ]
/ ˌær əˈbæl əs /
noun, plural ar·y·bal·loi [ar-uh-bal-oi]. /ˌær əˈbæl ɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
an oil jar, characterized by a spherical body, flat-rimmed mouth, and often a single handle extending from the lip to the shoulder of the jar, used chiefly for fragrant ointments.
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Sometimes aryballus .
Origin of aryballos
First recorded in 1840–50; from Greek arýballos “a draw-purse,” equivalent to arý(ein) “to draw” + -ballos, akin to ballántion “purse”
OTHER WORDS FROM aryballosar·y·bal·loid, adjective
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