amphoral


amphoral
Of, pertaining to, or in the shape of an amphora

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  • Amphoral — Am pho*ral, a. [L. amphoralis.] Pertaining to, or resembling, an amphora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amphoral — See amphora. * * * …   Universalium

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  • amphora — amphoral, adj. /am feuhr euh/, n., pl. amphorae / feuh ree /, amphoras. Gk. and Rom. Antiq. a large two handled storage jar having an oval body, usually tapering to a point at the base, with a pair of handles extending from immediately below the… …   Universalium

  • amphora — /ˈæmfərə / (say amfuhruh) noun (plural amphorae /ˈæmfəri/ (say amfuhree) or amphoras) a two handled, narrow necked vessel, commonly big bellied and narrowed at the base, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for holding wine, oil, etc. {Latin,… …   Australian English dictionary