kyathos

[ kahy-uh-thos, -thuh s ]
/ ˈkaɪ əˌθɒs, -θəs /

noun, plural ky·a·thoi [kahy-uh-thoi] /ˈkaɪ əˌθɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a deep bowl set on a foot, often having a high voluted or serpentine handle rising from the brim and terminating immediately above the juncture of the body and the stem: used for ladling wine into drinking cups.

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Also cyathus.

Origin of kyathos

First recorded in 1885–90, kyathos is from the Greek word kýathos

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