- a large drinking bowl
- the amount of liquor that it holds
Origin of jorumprobably after Joram (2 Samuel (Bible) 8:10), bringer of silver vessels ; from Classical Hebrew (language) Yōrām
- A large drinking bowl.
- The amount that such a bowl contains.
Origin of jorumPerhaps after Joram, who brought vessels of silver, gold, and brass to King David (II Samuel 8:10).
(countable and uncountable, plural jorums)
Perhaps from the Biblical Joram who "brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of brass" Samuel II 8:10 Or perhaps from the Arabic "djara", which means "clay vase with a large opening".