[lek-uh-thos] /ˈlɛk əˌθɒs/

noun, plural lekythoi
[lek-uh-thoi] /ˈlɛk əˌθɔɪ/ (Show IPA). Greek and Roman Antiquity.
an oil jar having an ellipsoidal body, narrow neck, flanged mouth, curved handle extending from below the lip to the shoulder, and a narrow base terminating in a foot: used chiefly for ointments.


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