prochoos

noun
pro·​cho·​os | \ ˈprōkəˌwäs, -räk- \
plural prochooi\ -​wȯi \

Definition of prochoos

: a tall slender ancient Greek jug used especially to hold water for washing the hands

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History and Etymology for prochoos

Greek prochoos, prochous, from prochein to pour forth, from pro- pro- entry 1 + chein to pour

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“Prochoos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prochoos. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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