calathus

[ kal-uh-thuh s ]
/ ˈkæl ə θəs /

noun, plural cal·a·thi [kal-uh-thahy] /ˈkæl əˌθaɪ/.


Nearby words

  1. calanthe,
  2. calapan,
  3. calash,
  4. calathea,
  5. calathiform,
  6. calaverite,
  7. calbayog,
  8. calc,
  9. calc-,
  10. calc-sinter

Origin of calathus

< Latin < Greek kálathos

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British Dictionary definitions for calathus

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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