from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In archaeology, a form of Greek vase, of moderate size, varying between the types of the lekythos and the aryballus. It was used for containing perfumes, and also for pouring liquids, etc.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] The typical genus of the family Bombyliidæ.
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