from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hornlike drinking vessel of ancient times, often having a pointed end shaped like an animal or animal's head.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A container from which fluids are intended to be drunk, having a base in the form of a head.
- n. Greek drinking horn
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek antiquity, a type of drinking-vase, usually with one handle.
Greek rhuton, from neuter of rhutos, fluid, liquid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek ῥυτόν (rutón). (Wiktionary)