pseudamphora


pseudamphora
/sooh dam"feuhr euh/, n., pl. pseudamphorae /-feuh ree'/.
a Mycenaean vase having a spherical body, a spout on the shoulder, and a handle, curving across the top, supported by a solid conical neck. Also called stirrup jar, stirrup vase.
[PSEUD- + AMPHORA]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • pseudamphora — pseud·amphora …   English syllables

  • pseudamphora — (ˈ)süd+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pseud + amphora : a Mycenaean vase with a spheroidal body, an arched handle at the top supported by a false neck, and a spout in the shoulder * * * /sooh dam feuhr euh/, n., pl. pseudamphorae / feuh ree /.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stirrup jar — pseudamphora. Also called stirrup vase. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • stirrup jar — pseudamphora. Also called stirrup vase. [1900 05] …   Useful english dictionary

  • stirrup-vase — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : pseudamphora …   Useful english dictionary


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