Definition of ewer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjuːə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjuːər//
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a large jug used in the past for carrying water Word Origin late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, variant of Old French aiguiere, based on Latin aquarius ‘of water’, from aqua ‘water’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ewer