kyathos

kyathos

[kahy-uh-thos, -thuhs]
noun, plural kyathoi [kahy-uh-thoi] . Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a deep bowl set on a foot, often having a high voluted or serpentine handle rising from the brim and terminating immediately above the juncture of the body and the stem: used for ladling wine into drinking cups.
Also, cyathus.


Origin:
1885–90; < Greek kýathos

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