noun Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a mixing bowl, characterized by a wide neck and flanged lip from which extend two vertical handles to the shoulder of an oval body, used to mix wine and water.

Compare krater.

Origin of kelebe

First recorded in 1855–60, kelebe is from the Greek word kelébē
Also called column krater. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019