hydrophoria

noun
hy·​dro·​pho·​ria | \ -ˈfȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of hydrophoria

: an act of carrying water specifically : a scene on a Greek water jar showing women carrying water from a fountain

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History and Etymology for hydrophoria

Greek, from hydr- + -phoria act of carrying

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“Hydrophoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrophoria. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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