Pronunciation: (kan'thur-us), [key]
—pl. -tha•roiPronunciation: (-thu-roi"). [key] Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a deep bowl set upon a stem terminating in a foot and having two handles rising from the brim and curving downward to join the body. Also,cantharus.
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