noun, plural rhy·ta [rahy-tuh] /ˈraɪ tə/.
  1. an ancient Greek drinking horn, made of pottery or metal, having a base in the form of the head of a woman or animal.

Origin of rhyton

1840–50; < Greek rhytón, noun use of neuter of rhytós flowing, akin to rheîn to flow
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noun plural -ta (-tə)
  1. (in ancient Greece) a horn-shaped drinking vessel with a hole in the pointed end through which to drink

Word Origin for rhyton

C19: from Greek rhuton, from rhutos flowing; related to rhein to flow
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