askos

[ as-kos ]
/ ˈæs kɒs /

noun, plural as·koi [as-koi] /ˈæs kɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

an oil or wine jar, characterized by an ellipsoidal body and a short, flanged spout from which a thin handle extends in an arc to join the back of the jar.

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Origin of askos

From the Greek word áskos

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