pelike

noun

pel·​i·​ke
ˈpelə̇kē
plural -s
: an ancient Greek amphora with a wide mouth, little or no neck, and the body set plump on the base

Word History

Etymology

Greek pelikē wooden bowl, pitcher

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“Pelike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelike. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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