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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A very large earthenware jar.

Usage examples (38)
  • Her breath snagged in her throat as she stood before the centerpiece of the exhibit: a double-handled clay jar called a pithos, almost four feet in height.
  • Accumulation of vessels below the pithos (room 15)
  • The large complete pithos from the Macellum excavation
  • The latter was well preserved on the top of the pithos. for more
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