plural -s
: a decorative pitcher-shaped usually tall and slender vessel with a handle and spout

Word History


French, from Middle French, from Old Provençal aiguiera, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin aquaria, from Latin, feminine of aquarius of water

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aiguière was in 1848

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“Aiguière.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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