simpulum

simpulum

[sim-pyoo-luhm]
noun, plural simpula [sim-pyoo-luh] .
an ancient dipper having the rim of the bowl at right angles to the handle.

Origin:
1735–45; < Latin: ceremonial ladle or pouring vessel

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