Pronunciation: (kel'u-bē), [key]
—n. Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a mixing bowl, characterized by a wide neck and flanged lip from which extend two vertical handles to the shoulder of an oval body, used to mix wine and water. Also called column krater. Cf. krater.
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