am·​pho·​ris·​kos | \ ˌamfəˈriskəs \
plural amphoriskoi\ -​ˌkȯi \

Definition of amphoriskos

: a small amphora typically four inches high

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First Known Use of amphoriskos

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphoriskos

Greek, diminutive of amphoreus jar with two handles

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“Amphoriskos.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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