Definition of oenochoe in English:

oenochoe

(also oinochoe)

noun

Ancient Greek History Archaeology
  • A jug of a type used in ancient Greece, often having a trefoil-shaped mouth and used for ladling and pouring wine.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek οἰνοχόη vessel for pouring wine from οἰνο- + χοή libation from an ablaut variant of the base of χεῖν to pour.

Pronunciation

oenochoe

/iːˈnɒkəʊi//ˌiːnəʊˈkəʊi/