kalathos

[ kal-uh-thos ]
/ ˈkæl əˌθɒs /

noun, plural kal·a·thoi [kal-uh-thoi] /ˈkæl əˌθɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a fruit basket having a conventionalized shape of a lily, often used in ancient art as a symbol of fertility.

Nearby words

  1. kalamazoo,
  2. kalambo falls,
  3. kalanchoe,
  4. kalashnikov,
  5. kalat,
  6. kalb,
  7. kalb, johann,
  8. kale,
  9. kaleidoscope,
  10. kaleidoscopic

Also calathus.

Origin of kalathos

First recorded in 1895–1900, kalathos is from the Greek word kálathos

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