noun, plural pseud·am·pho·rae [soo-dam-fuh-ree] /suˈdæm fəˌri/.

a Mycenaean vase having a spherical body, a spout on the shoulder, and a handle, curving across the top, supported by a solid conical neck.

Origin of pseudamphora

Also called stirrup jar, stirrup vase.

stirrup jar


Origin of stirrup jar

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called stirrup vase. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019