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phiale

[fahy-uh-lee] /ˈfaɪ ə li/
noun, plural phialae
[fahy-uh-lee] /ˈfaɪ əˌli/ (Show IPA),
phialai
[fahy-uh-lahy] /ˈfaɪ əˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA).
Greek and Roman Antiquity
1.
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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