Definition of askos in English:

askos

noun

Archaeology
  • A squat jar for wine or oil, resembling a wineskin in shape, with a wide spout for pouring and a curved handle which extends across the top of the jar, and attaches at the spout.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀσκός bag, wineskin, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

askos

/ˈaskɒs/