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as•kos



Pronunciation: (as'kos), [key]
n.,
pl. -koiPronunciation: (-koi). [key]
Gk. and Rom. Antiq.
an oil or wine jar, characterized by an ellipsoidal body and a short, flanged spout from which a thin handle extends in an arc to join the back of the jar. Cf. alabastron, aryballos, lekythos.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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