a lavishly decorated, ancient Greek two-handled drinking cup with a stem and a wide, shallow bowl
Origin of kylixClassical Greek kylix ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kel-, cup from source Classical Latin calix
A shallow, stemmed, two-handled drinking cup of ancient Greece.
Origin of kylixGreek kulix.
c. 540 bc Greek kylix decorated with the face of Dionysus
(plural kylikes or kylixes)
- An Ancient Greek drinking cup with a stem, two handles, and a broad, shallow body
- The dig team unearthed a kylix at the site in Bergama.
From the Greek κύλιξ (kulix) (cup).