[kan-ther-uh s]

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

Origin of cantharus

< Latin < Greek kántharos


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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