Definition of "kylix" []

  • A shallow, stemmed, two-handled drinking cup of ancient Greece. (noun)
  • A shallow two-handled drinking vessel used in ancient Greece (noun)

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Use "kylix" in a sentence
  • "Vernon Silver shines a spotlight over the shockingly cut-throat often illegal by even renowned museums competition for priceless ancient art by focusing on a kylix by famous ancient Greek artisan Euphronios."
  • "Archeologists also discovered a second bronze sword with a bone handle, a bronze and iron dagger, a pair of greaves armoured plates, an arrowhead, a spear point, a golden kylix or wine cup and a bronze boiler in the grave."
  • "Rather the first sentence can only sensibly read "I am the kylix of Cupe Althrna"."
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