situla

situla

[sich-uh-luh, sit-l-uh]
noun, plural situlae [sich-uh-lee, sit-l-ee] .
a deep urn, vase, or bucket-shaped vessel, especially one made in the ancient world.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Latin: water vessel, bucket

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situla (ˈsɪtjʊlə)
 
n , pl -lae
1.  a bucket-shaped container, usually of metal or pottery and often richly decorated: typical of the N Italian Iron Age
 
adj
2.  of or relating to the type of designs usually associated with these containers
 
[from Latin]

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