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situla

[sich-uh-luh, sit-l-uh] /ˈsɪtʃ ə lə, ˈsɪt l ə/
noun, plural situlae
[sich-uh-lee, sit-l-ee] /ˈsɪtʃ əˌli, ˈsɪt lˌi/ (Show IPA)
1.
a deep urn, vase, or bucket-shaped vessel, especially one made in the ancient world.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Latin: water vessel, bucket
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British Dictionary definitions for situla

situla

/ˈsɪtjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
1.
a bucket-shaped container, usually of metal or pottery and often richly decorated: typical of the N Italian Iron Age
adjective
2.
of or relating to the type of designs usually associated with these containers
Word Origin
from Latin
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