oenochoe

noun oe·noch·oe \ ēˈnäkə(ˌ)wē \
variants: or less commonly oinochoe \ȯiˈn-\

Definition of oenochoe

plural oenochoes \-əˌwēz\ or oenochoae \-əˌwē\
: 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


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