plural amphoriskoi
: a small amphora typically four inches high

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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