Definition of kylix in English:

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kylix

Pronunciation: /ˈkīliks/ Pronunciation: /ˈkiliks/

noun (plural kylikes /kīliˌkēz/ /kili-/ or kylixes)

An ancient Greek cup with a shallow bowl and a tall stem.
Example sentences
  • The larger community of participants presumably used clay kylikes of the sort stored in the palatial pantries.
  • Another from Tanagra in Boiotia shows a person raising a kylix or goblet while another individual raises both hands in an apparent gesture of mourning.
  • Blegen and Rawson considered the miniature kylix to be local to the southwest Peloponnese.

Origin

From Greek kulix.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ky·lix

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