olpe

noun ol·pe \ ˈälpē \

Definition of olpe

plural olpes \-ēz\ or olpae \\
:either of two ancient Greek containers:
a :a leather flask for oils or other liquids
b :a wine pitcher resembling the oenochoe but more cylindrical in body

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Origin and Etymology of olpe

Greek olpē; akin to Greek elpos oil


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