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ewer

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/ ˈyu ər /
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noun
a pitcher with a wide spout.
Decorative Art. a vessel having a spout and a handle, especially a tall, slender vessel with a base.
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Origin of ewer

1275–1325; Middle English <Anglo-French; Old French evier<Latin aquārius vessel for water, equivalent to aqu(a) water + -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for ewer

ewer
/ (ˈjuːə) /

noun
a large jug or pitcher with a wide mouth

Word Origin for ewer

C14: from Old French evier, from Latin aquārius water carrier, from aqua water
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