amphoriskos

noun

am·​pho·​ris·​kos
ˌamfəˈriskəs
plural amphoriskoi
-ˌkȯi
: a small amphora typically four inches high

Word History

Etymology

Greek, diminutive of amphoreus jar with two handles

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphoriskos was in 1859

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“Amphoriskos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphoriskos. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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