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lebes

[ lee-beez ]
/ ˈli biz /
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noun, plural le·bes.Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a wine bowl having an oval body without handles and a rounded base.
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Origin of lebes

1850–55; <Latin <Greek lébēs kettle, cauldron
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