noun, plural ky·li·kes [kahy-li-keez, kil-i-] /ˈkaɪ lɪˌkiz, ˈkɪl ɪ-/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
Origin of kylix
Examples from the Web for kylix
No slave (and slaves then abounded) used a kylix from which to drink his wine, nor an nochoe from which to pour it.
It much resembles the Greek kylix or cylix, except that the foot is less perfect.
It will be seen hereafter, when we come to speak of Greece, how the forms of the kylix improve.
We give two examples of the cylix or kylix used for a drinking-cup, which always carried two handles.
A kylix from Vulci, and now at Munich, is remarkable for the scene depicted on it.
noun plural -likes (-lɪˌkiːz)
Word Origin for kylix
from Greek kylix "cup," cognate with Latin calix, from PIE root *kal- "cup" (see chalice).