Pithoi



[pith-os, pahy-thos] /ˈpɪθ ɒs, ˈpaɪ θɒs/

noun, plural pithoi
[pith-oi, pahy-thoi] /ˈpɪθ ɔɪ, ˈpaɪ θɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a very large earthenware jar having a wide mouth, used by the ancient Greeks for storing liquids, as wine, or for holding food, as grain, or for the burial of the dead.
/ˈpɪθɒs; ˈpaɪ-/
noun (pl) -thoi (-θɔɪ)
1.
a large ceramic container for oil or grain

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Pithom

    [pahy-thuh m] /ˈpaɪ θəm/ noun 1. one of the two cities built by Israelite slaves in Egypt. Ex. 1:11. Egyptian, Pa-Tum, “house of Tum,” the sun-god, one of the “treasure” cities built for Pharaoh Rameses II. by the Israelites (Ex. 1:11). It was probably the Patumos of the Greek historian Herodotus. It has now been […]

  • Pithos

    [pith-os, pahy-thos] /ˈpɪθ ɒs, ˈpaɪ θɒs/ noun, plural pithoi [pith-oi, pahy-thoi] /ˈpɪθ ɔɪ, ˈpaɪ θɔɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a very large earthenware jar having a wide mouth, used by the ancient Greeks for storing liquids, as wine, or for holding food, as grain, or for the burial of the dead. /ˈpɪθɒs; ˈpaɪ-/ noun (pl) -thoi […]



  • Pit-house

    noun 1. . noun 1. a primitive dwelling consisting of a pit excavated in the earth and roofed over.

  • Pith-ray

    noun 1. .



Disclaimer: Pithoi definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.