noun, plural phi·a·lae [fahy-uh-lee] /ˈfaɪ əˌli/, phi·a·lai [fahy-uh-lahy] /ˈfaɪ əˌlaɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a shallow cup resembling a saucer, having a central boss and sometimes set upon a foot, used as a drinking vessel or to pour libations.

Origin of phiale

From the Greek word phiálē phial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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