askos

[ as-kos ]
/ ˈæs kɒs /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. askew,
  2. askey,
  3. asking bid,
  4. asking price,
  5. askja,
  6. asl,
  7. asla,
  8. aslant,
  9. aslaug,
  10. asleep


Origin of askos

From the Greek word áskos

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