or cra·ter


noun Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a mixing bowl characterized by a wide mouth and body with two handles projecting vertically from the juncture of the neck and body, used to mix wine and water.

Compare kelebe.

Origin of krater

1855–60; < Greek krātḗr; see crater Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for krater

urn, jar, pot, vessel, ewer, amphora, crater, jardiniere, krater

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