jorum

noun

jo·​rum ˈjȯr-əm How to pronounce jorum (audio)
: a large drinking vessel or its contents

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from Joram in the Bible who "brought with him vessels of silver" (2 Samuel 8:10—King James Version)

First Known Use

1730, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jorum was in 1730

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“Jorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jorum. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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