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- n. a three-handled clay or metal vessel used in Greek culture to contain and pour water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A water jar; esp., one with a large rounded body, a small neck, and three handles. Some of the most beautiful Greek vases are of this form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In archaeology, a large Greek vase, used especially for carrying water.
From Ancient Greek ὑδρία ("water jar or water container"). (Wiktionary)