prochoos

[ proh-koh-os, prok-oh- ]
/ ˈproʊ koʊˌɒs, ˈprɒk oʊ- /

noun, plural pro·cho·oi [proh-koh-oi, prok-oh-], /ˈproʊ koʊˌɔɪ, ˈprɒk oʊ-/, Greek and Roman Antiquity.

an elongated form of the oinochoe.

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Origin of prochoos

1840–50; <Greek próchoos, próchous, equivalent to pro-pro-2 + choós, choûs pitcher, akin to cheîn to pour. See oinochoe
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Example sentences from the Web for prochoos

  • The prochoos (Figs. 178 and 179) was also a jug, either with or without a handle, for either water or wine.

    The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young