cantharus

noun can·tha·rus \ˈkan(t)thərəs\
variants: or

kantharos

\-ˌräs\

Definition of cantharus

plural

canthari

\-ˌrī, -ē\ or

kantharoi

\-ȯi\
  1. 1 :  a deep cup of ancient Greece with a high stem and loop-shaped handles continuing the curve of the bottom of the body and rising above the brim

  2. 2 :  a stoup for holy water

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Origin and Etymology of cantharus

Latin & Greek; Latin cantharus, from Greek kantharos


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