[ 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.
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Origin of kalathos
First recorded in 1895–1900, kalathos is from the Greek word kálathos
Words nearby kalathos
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