phiale

phiale

[fahy-uh-lee]
noun, plural phialae [fahy-uh-lee] , phialai [fahy-uh-lahy] . Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a shallow cup resembling a saucer, having a central boss and sometimes set upon a foot, used as a drinking vessel or to pour libations.

Origin:
< Greek phiálē phial

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