lecythus

noun
lec·y·thus | \ ˈlesəthəs \
variants: or lekythos \ˈlekəˌthäs \ or less commonly lekythus \-kəthəs \
plural lecythi\-səˌthī \ or lekythoi\-kəˌthȯi \

Definition of lecythus 

: a cylindrical or round and squat vase used by the ancient Greeks for oils and ointments

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History and Etymology for lecythus

Late Latin & Greek; Late Latin lecythus, from Greek lēkythos, probably of non-Indo-European origin

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