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krater

or cra·ter

[ krey-ter ]
/ ˈkreɪ tər /
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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.

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Origin of krater

1855–60; <Greek krātḗr;see crater
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