column krater

noun Unabridged


noun Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a mixing bowl, characterized by a wide neck and flanged lip from which extend two vertical handles to the shoulder of an oval body, used to mix wine and water.
Also called column krater.
Compare krater.

1855–60; < Greek kelébē Unabridged
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