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amphora

am·pho·ra

amphora

 
pronunciation:
aem f r
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part of speech: noun
inflections: amphorae, amphoras
definition: a tall oval ceramic vessel with a narrow neck and two handles, used in ancient Greece and Rome for storage or decoration.
Word Parts
The word amphora contains the following parts:
amphi-, ampho- Greek prefix that means both, on both sides, around
synonyms:
ambi-
 
phor, -phore Greek root that means carry, bear