stamnos

[ stam-nos ]
/ ˈstæm nɒs /

noun, plural stam·noi [stam-noi] /ˈstæm nɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

a storage jar having an oval body tapering at the base and two horizontal handles set on the shoulder.

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earnest
Compare amphora, pelike.

Origin of stamnos

1835–45; < Greek stámnos; akin to histánai to cause to stand; see stand
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