ky·​lix | \ ˈkīliks, ˈkil- \
variants: or cylix \ ˈsīl-​ , ˈsil-​ \
plural kylikes\ ˈkiləˌkēz \ or cylices\ ˈsil-​ \

Definition of kylix

: a drinking cup that has two looped handles on a shallow bowl set upon a slender center foot

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History and Etymology for kylix

Greek kylix; akin to Greek kalyx calyx

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“Kylix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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