kovsh

noun
\ ˈkȯvsh \
plural kovsh\ " \ or kovshi\ -​shē \

Definition of kovsh

: a ladle or drinking vessel with a boat-shaped bowl and a handle at one end

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History and Etymology for kovsh

Russian, from Lithuanian kaušas; perhaps akin to Sanskrit kośa cask, cupboard

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“Kovsh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kovsh. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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