bellarmine

noun bel·lar·mine \ ¦be-lər-¦mēn , -ˌlär- ; ˈbe-lər-mən \

Definition of bellarmine

plural -s
:a narrow-necked large-bellied stoneware drinking jug typically adorned with the figure of a bearded man

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Origin and Etymology of bellarmine

after Roberto Cardinal Bellarmine (Bellarmino) †1621 Italian prelate whom such jugs originally caricatured


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