[ pel-i-kee ]
/ ˈpɛl ɪˌki /

noun, plural pel·i·kai [pel-i-kahy] /ˈpɛl ɪˌkaɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a storage jar with two handles extending from the lip to the shoulder, characterized by an oval body that is wider at the base than at the neck and rests on a foot.
Compare amphora, stamnos.

Origin of pelike

First recorded in 1870–75, pelike is from the Greek word pelíkē pitcher Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019