costrel

noun cos·trel \ ˈkä-strəl \

Definition of costrel

: a flat usually earthenware container for liquids with loops through which a belt or cord may be passed for easy carrying called also pilgrim bottle

Origin and Etymology of costrel

Middle English, from Medieval Latin & Anglo-French; Medieval Latin costrellus, from Anglo-French *costrel, from costere side, from coste rib, side — more at coast


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