noun, plural sit·u·lae [sich-uh-lee, sit-l-ee] /ˈsɪtʃ əˌli, ˈsɪt lˌi/.
a deep urn, vase, or bucket-shaped vessel, especially one made in the ancient world.
Origin of situla
1895–1900; < Latin: water vessel, bucket
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noun plural -lae (-liː)
a bucket-shaped container, usually of metal or pottery and often richly decorated: typical of the N Italian Iron Age
of or relating to the type of designs usually associated with these containers
Word Origin for situla
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