cantharus

[ kan-ther-uh s ]
/ ˈkæn θər əs /

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

Origin of cantharus

< Latin < Greek kántharos

Definition for cantharus (2 of 2)

kantharos

or can·tha·rus

[ kan-ther-uh s ]
/ ˈkæn θər əs /

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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