lekane

noun lek·a·ne \ˈlekə(ˌ)nē\

Definition of lekane

plural

lekanai

\-ˌnī\
  1. 1 :  a basin-shaped vessel or large bowl of ancient Greece

  2. 2 :  a late form of painted vase of southern Italy resembling a stamnos but provided with upright handles and often with a cover of elaborate form

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Origin and Etymology of lekane

Greek lekanē, from lekos dish, pot — more at balance


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