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[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.
/ˈpɪθɒs; ˈpaɪ-/
noun (pl) -thoi (-θɔɪ)
a large ceramic container for oil or grain


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