Pronunciation: (krā'tur), [key]
—n. Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a mixing bowl characterized by a wide mouth and body with two handles projecting vertically from the juncture of the neck and body, used to mix wine and water. Also,crater.Cf. kelebe.
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