[pith-os, pahy-thos] /ˈpɪθ ɒs, ˈpaɪ θɒs/
noun, plural pithoi
[pith-oi, pahy-thoi] /ˈpɪθ ɔɪ, ˈpaɪ θɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
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.
noun (pl) -thoi (-θɔɪ)
a large ceramic container for oil or grain
noun 1. . noun 1. a primitive dwelling consisting of a pit excavated in the earth and roofed over.
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[pith-ee] /ˈpɪθ i/ adjective, pithier, pithiest. 1. brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation. 2. of, like, or abounding in . /ˈpɪθɪ/ adjective pithier, pithiest 1. terse and full of meaning or substance 2. of, resembling, or full of pith adj. early 14c., “strong, vigorous,” […]
principal, interest, taxes, and insurance