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- n. A ceramic container of Ancient Greece, similar to an amphora.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Gr. archælol., a large vase resembling the hydria, but with the curve between the neck and the body less marked, and having only two handles, attached to the neck at or near the rim and extending to the body.
Ancient Greek πελίκη (Wiktionary)