chytra

noun
chy·​tra | \ ˈkī‧trə, ˈki‧- \
plural chytrae\ -​(ˌ)trē \ or chytrai\ -​ˌtrī \

Definition of chytra

: a usually earthenware cooking pot of ancient Greece

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History and Etymology for chytra

borrowed from Greek chýtra, from chy- (zero-grade stem of chéō, cheîn “to pour,” going back to Indo-European *ǵheu̯-) + -trā, suffix of instruments

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“Chytra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chytra. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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