Pronunciation: (kal'u-thos"), [key]
—pl. -thoiPronunciation: (-thoi"). [key] Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a fruit basket having a conventionalized shape of a lily, often used in ancient art as a symbol of fertility. Also,calathus.
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