kalpis

noun
kal·​pis | \ ˈkalpə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of kalpis

: a hydria having a rounded shoulder and a small back handle

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History and Etymology for kalpis

Greek; akin to Old Irish cilornn jar

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“Kalpis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kalpis. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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