jorum

noun
jo·​rum | \ ˈjȯr-əm How to pronounce jorum (audio) \

Definition of jorum

: a large drinking vessel or its contents

First Known Use of jorum

1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jorum

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

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“Jorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jorum. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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