pseudamphora


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

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/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]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 +… …   Universalium

  • pseudamphora — pseud·amphora …   English syllables

  • 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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