noun al·ba·rel·lo \ˌal-bə-ˈre-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of albarello



\ˌal-bə-ˈre-(ˌ)lē\ or


  1. :  a majolica jar more or less cylindrical in form but with concave sides used originally as a container especially of drugs

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Origin and Etymology of albarello

Italian alberello bottle, phial, probably diminutive of albero poplar, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin albarus white poplar, from Latin albus white — more at elf

First Known Use: 1873

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