Kamares

noun
Ka·​ma·​res
variants: or Kamarais \ kəˈmäˌres , -​rə̇s \
plural Kamares or Kamarais

Definition of Kamares

: a gaily colored Minoan pottery reaching its peak of excellence about 2000 b.c.

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History and Etymology for Kamares

from Kamares, cave on the south slope of Mount Ida, Crete, where it was discovered

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“Kamares.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kamares. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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