unguentarium

noun
un·​guen·​tar·​i·​um | \ˌəŋgwən‧ˈta(a)rēəm, ˌəngwə-, ÷ˌənjə- sometimes ÷ˌəŋgə- or ÷ˌəngə-\
plural unguentaria

Definition of unguentarium 

: an ancient Greek or Roman glass jar to hold unguents

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History and Etymology for unguentarium

Latin unguentarium (vas), from neuter of unguentarius of or relating to ointment, from unguentum ointment + -arius -ary

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