lekane

noun
lek·​a·​ne | \ˈlekə(ˌ)nē\
plural lekanai\ -​ˌnī \

Definition of lekane 

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

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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History and Etymology for lekane

Greek lekanē, from lekos dish, pot

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