cantharus

[kan-ther-uh s]
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noun, plural can·tha·ri [kan-thuh-rahy] /ˈkæn θəˌraɪ/.


Nearby words

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  4. cantharides,
  5. cantharis,
  6. canthectomy,
  7. canthitis,
  8. cantholysis,
  9. canthomeatal plane,
  10. canthoplasty

Origin of cantharus

< Latin < Greek kántharos

kantharos

or can·tha·rus

[kan-ther-uh s]

noun, plural kan·tha·roi [kan-thuh-roi] /ˈkæn θəˌrɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a deep bowl set upon a stem terminating in a foot and having two handles rising from the brim and curving downward to join the body.

Origin of kantharos

First recorded in 1895–1900, kantharos is from the Greek word kántharos

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