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



BrE BrE//ˈæmfərə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæmfərə//
, also NAmE//æmˈfɔːrə//
(pl. amphorae
BrE BrE//ˈæmfəriː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæmfəriː//
, NAmE//æmˈfɔːriː//
, amphoras)
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a tall ancient Greek or Roman container with two handles and a narrow neck Word OriginLatin, from Greek amphoreus, or from French amphore.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: amphora