pithos


pithos

noun, plural pi·thoi [pith-oi, pahy-thoi] /ˈpɪθ ɔɪ, ˈpaɪ θɔɪ/.

  1. a very large earthenware jar having a wide mouth, used by the ancient Greeks for storing liquids, as wine, or for holding food, as grain, or for the burial of the dead.

noun plural -thoi (-θɔɪ)

  1. a large ceramic container for oil or grain

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