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ar•y•bal•los



Pronunciation: (ar"u-bal'us), [key]
n.,
pl. -bal•loiPronunciation: (-bal'oi). [key]
Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
an oil jar, characterized by a spherical body, flat-rimmed mouth, and often a single handle extending from the lip to the shoulder of the jar, used chiefly for fragrant ointments. Cf. alabastron, askos, lekythos.

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