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Definition of "kantharos" []

  • Same as cantharus, 1. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "kantharos" in a sentence
  • "However, even in the darkest period of the Middle Ages we find the traditional "kantharos," or basin, in the centre of the quadri-porticoes or courts by which the basilicas were entered."
  • "Four of the portraits were of women richly gowned and dripping with heavy jewels, in various poses—one with a lyre, one extracting a string of pearls from a jewelry box, another holding a mirror, and the last holding a silver kantharos, or drinking vessel."
  • "She it accompanied at Saint-Denis' cut of the Ptolemies, kantharos agate which was adapted mount goldsmith similar to patène Paris, National Library, Cabinet Medal."