variants or less commonly oinochoe
plural oenochoes
or oenochoae
: an ancient Greek wine pitcher or jug usually with a trefoil-shaped mouth

Word History


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

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“Oenochoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oenochoe. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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