Pronunciation: (lOO-trof'u-ros"), [key]
—pl. -roiPronunciation: (-roi"). [key]
Gk. and Rom. Antiq.a water jar, characterized by an elongated neck and flaring mouth, used to carry water for the marriage bath and set on the tomb of a person who had been unmarried.
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