Definitions

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  • n. An Ancient Greek pottery vessel with elongated neck and two handles, used to hold water during marriage and funeral rituals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Greek antiquity, a vase used to carry water to a bath, especially the nuptial bath.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

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  • The ancient Greeks long before us

    Invented the play with a chorus

    And down all the ages

    We still love their sages

    But don’t use the old loutrophoros.

    January 27, 2018