Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek antiquity and archaeology, a type of vase used for cooling wine. The body is of conoid form, with short cylindrical neck and a somewhat tall cylindrical foot, adapted in form for insertion in the crater, and for standing on the table. It was sometimes supported on a tripod. See cut in preceding column.
- Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
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