Pronunciation: (kī'u-thos", -thus), [key]
—pl. -thoiPronunciation: (-thoi"). [key] Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a deep bowl set on a foot, often having a high voluted or serpentine handle rising from the brim and terminating immediately above the juncture of the body and the stem: used for ladling wine into drinking cups. Also,cyathus.
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