Definition of pelike in English:


Line breaks: pel¦ike
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛlɪki, pɛˈliːki/

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noun (plural pelikai /ˈpɛlɪkʌɪ/)

A wide-mouthed amphora with a broad base, used in ancient Greece for holding wine or water.


from Greek pelika.

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