Etymology

1. amphora

noun. ['ˈæmfɝə'] an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine.

Etymology

  • amphora (Latin)
  • ἀμφορεύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Amphora

  • anaphora

Example sentences of the word amphora


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bodies could be cremated or buried intact; cremains were collected in an amphora for interment in the grave.

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