amphora Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"amphora" in British English

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amphoranoun [C]

uk   /ˈæm.fər.ə/  us   /-fɚ.ə/ (plural amphorae uk   /-iː/ us   or amphoras)
a ​long, ​narrowclaycontainer with two ​handles, ​wider at the ​top than at the ​base, that was used in ​ancienttimesespecially for ​storingoil or ​wine
(Definition of amphora from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amphora”
in Chinese (Simplified) (古代盛油或酒的)双耳陶罐…
in Chinese (Traditional) (古代盛油或酒的)雙耳陶罐, 雙耳細頸瓶…
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