[ stam-nos ]

noun,plural stam·noi [stam-noi]. /ˈstæm nɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
  1. a storage jar having an oval body tapering at the base and two horizontal handles set on the shoulder.

Origin of stamnos

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

Words Nearby stamnos Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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