Kylix definition

kīlĭks, kĭlĭks
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A shallow, stemmed, two-handled drinking cup of ancient Greece.
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A lavishly decorated, ancient Greek two-handled drinking cup with a stem and a wide, shallow bowl.
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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.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of kylix - cylix

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kylix
Plural:
kylikes, kylixes

Origin of kylix

  • Greek kulix

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

  • From the Greek κύλιξ (kulix) (cup).

    From Wiktionary