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kalathos

[kal-uh-thos] /ˈkæl əˌθɒs/
noun, plural kalathoi
[kal-uh-thoi] /ˈkæl əˌθɔɪ/ (Show IPA).
Greek and Roman Antiquity
1.
a fruit basket having a conventionalized shape of a lily, often used in ancient art as a symbol of fertility.
Also, calathus.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Greek kálathos
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