noun, plural can·tha·ri [kan-thuh-rahy]. /ˈkæn θəˌraɪ/.
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The generic name for a cup was poculum, but the Romans borrowed many of the Greek names, such as cantharus and scyphus.
He calls it "the vase of waters (cantharus aquarum), before the main entrance (of the church) of the blessed Paul."Pagan and Christian Rome|Rodolfo Lanciani
What a plague is the family of Cantharus; cursed be their pens!The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)|Walter M. Chandler
In the Sixth City appear forms more nearly approaching those of later times, particularly prototypes of the cantharus and scyphus.
One of the most precious of the treasures was the Bacchic cantharus, called the Cup of the Ptolomies.The Churches of Paris|S. Sophia Beale