Origin of cantharus
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How to use cantharus in a sentence
The Black Bream (Cantharus lineatus) is an omnivorous feeder, and will take both animal and vegetable baits.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
In the centre of the court stood a cistern or fountain (cantharus, phiale), for drinking and ablutions.
And for Cantharus, first let the men of pitch take him, and plaster him without mercy; and be their pitch the vilest procurable.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
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
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