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amphora

noun [C] uk   /ˈæm.fər.ə/  us   /-fɚ.ə/ (plural amphorae uk   /-iː/ us   or amphoras)
a long, narrow clay container with two handles, wider at the top than at the base, that was used in ancient times especially for storing oil or wine
Translations of “amphora”
in Chinese (Traditional) (古代盛油或酒的)雙耳陶罐, 雙耳細頸瓶…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古代盛油或酒的)双耳陶罐…
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