Amophorae
Amphora Am"pho*ra, n.; pl. {Amophor[ae]}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a jar with two handles; ? + ? bearer, fe`rein to bear. Cf. {Ampul}.] Among the ancients, a two-handled vessel, tapering at the bottom, used for holding wine, oil, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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