Definition of kylix in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌɪlɪks
, ˈkɪl-/

noun (plural kylikes or kylixes)

An ancient Greek cup with a shallow bowl and a tall stem.
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  • 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.


from Greek kulix.

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