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oinochoe

[ oi-nok-oh-ee ]
/ 蓴瑟藞n蓲k o蕣藢i /
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noun, plural oi路noch路o路es, oi路noch路o路ai [oi-nok-oh-ahy]. /蓴瑟藞n蓲k o蕣藢a瑟/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a wine pitcher or jug, characterized by a curved handle extending from the lip to the shoulder, and a round or trefoil mouth.
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Origin of oinochoe

1870鈥75; <Greek oinoch贸膿 wine jug, equivalent to o卯no(s) wine + cho岣 a pouring, liquid offering (derivative of che卯n to pour)

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How to use oinochoe in a sentence

  • The oinochoe was used in serving the guests from the krater.

    The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
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