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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An ancient Greek jar or vase having a large oval body, narrow cylindrical neck, and two handles that rise almost to the level of the mouth. (plural)

Usage examples (36)
  • Brown amphorae soft and smaller, with narrow ribbing.
  • The new type of imported amphorae from the Upper Agora
  • He's made a packet from shifting amphorae of sea bass.
  • Wineskins and amphorae had been brought in large quantities. for more
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