noun, plural psykters. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a wine jar with an ovoid body tapering at the neck, set on a high foot: used for cooling wine.
Also, psycter.

1840–50; < Greek psȳktḗr, derivative of psȳ́chein to blow (cool); cf. Psyche, psychro- Unabridged
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