psykter

noun
psyk·​ter
variants: or less commonly psycter \ ˈsiktə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of psykter

: a jar used in ancient Greece for cooling wine

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History and Etymology for psykter

Greek psyktēr, from psychein to make cold

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“Psykter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psykter. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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