Jorum definition

jôrəm
A large drinking bowl.
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The amount that such a bowl contains.
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A large drinking bowl.
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The amount of liquor that it holds.
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(countable) A large vessel for drinking.
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(uncountable) The contents or quantity of the contents of such a vessel.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jorum
Plural:
jorums

Origin of jorum

  • Perhaps after Joram , who brought vessels of silver, gold, and brass to King David (II Samuel 8:10)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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".

    From Wiktionary