Pronunciation: (fī'u-lē), [key]
—pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē"), [key] -laiPronunciation: (-lī"). [key] Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
a shallow cup resembling a saucer, having a central boss and sometimes set upon a foot, used as a drinking vessel or to pour libations.
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