oenochoe

noun oe·noch·oe \ēˈnäkə(ˌ)wē\
variants: less commonly

oinochoe

\ȯiˈn-\

Definition of oenochoe

plural

oenochoes

\-əˌwēz\ or

oenochoae

\-əˌwē\
  1. :  an ancient Greek wine pitcher or jug usually with a trefoil-shaped mouth

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Origin and Etymology of oenochoe

Greek oinochoē, from oino- oen- + choē action of pouring out, drink offering, from chein to pour — more at found


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