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.
- Also cyathus.
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How to use kyathos in a sentence
On the right is a boy in a short tunic, perhaps holding a kyathos.
A boy in a short tunic stands on the right, and holds a kyathos for drawing wine; a rhyton and a vase are seen above his head.
The kyathos (Fig. 181), or ladle, belongs to the same class.The Ceramic Art | Jennie J. Young