Holmos

Holmos

Hol"mos\, n. [NL., fr. Gr.?.] (Greek & Etrus. Antiq.) A name given to a vase having a rounded body; esp.: (a) A closed vessel of nearly spherical form on a high stem or pedestal. --Fairholt. (b) A drinking cup having a foot and stem.
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