[ kal-uh-thuhs ]
/ ˈkæl ə θəs /
noun, plural cal·a·thi [kal-uh-thahy]. /ˈkæl əˌθaɪ/.
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Origin of calathus
<Latin <Greek kálathos
Words nearby calathus
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British Dictionary definitions for calathus
/ (ˈkæləθəs) /
noun plural -thi (-ˌθaɪ)
a vase-shaped basket represented in ancient Greek art, used as a symbol of fruitfulness
Word Origin for calathus
C18: from Latin, from Greek kalathos
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