chytra

noun chy·tra \ˈkī‧trə, ˈki‧-\

Definition of chytra

plural

chytrae

\-(ˌ)trē\ or

chytrai

\-ˌtrī\
  1. :  a usually earthenware cooking pot of ancient Greece

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at 6found


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