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From Latin amphora, from Ancient Greek ἀμφορεύς (amphoreus), vased shaped ornament with a narrow neck).

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Amphora

Plural
amphorae or amphoras

Amphora (plural amphorae or amphoras)
  1. (countable) A two handled jar with a narrow neck that was used in ancient times to store or carry wine or oils.

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From Ancient Greek ἀμφορεύς (amphoreus), vased shaped ornament with a narrow neck).

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amphora (genitive amphorae); f, first declension

  1. A vessel, usually made of clay, with two handles or ears for liquids; amphora; flagon, pitcher, flask, bottle, jar.
  2. A measure for liquids; quadrantal; the measure of a ship.

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The genitive plural amphorārum has the alternative form amphorūm which is especially used in the sense of a measure.

Number Singular Plural
nominative amphora amphorae
genitive amphorae amphorārum
dative amphorae amphorīs
accusative amphoram amphorās
ablative amphorā amphorīs
vocative amphora amphorae

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