[ skahy-fos ]
/ ˈskaɪ fɒs /
noun, plural sky·phoi [skahy-foi] /ˈskaɪ fɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a cup characterized by a deep bowl, two handles projecting horizontally near the rim, and either a flat base or a foot.
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Origin of skyphos
First recorded in 1855–60, skyphos is from the Greek word skýphos cup, can
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