sky phos


noun, plural skyphoi [skahy-foi] . Greek and Roman Antiquity.
a cup characterized by a deep bowl, two handles projecting horizontally near the rim, and either a flat base or a foot.
Also, scyphus.

1855–60; < Greek skýphos cup, can Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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