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- (countable) A two handled jar with a narrow neck that was used in ancient times to store or carry wine or oils.
- One of various units for measuring liquid or volume during the Roman Empire, measuring between 18.5 and 39 litres depending on the variant.
- An at sign (@).
a two handled jar with a narrow neck
- A vessel, usually made of clay, with two handles or ears for liquids; amphora; flagon, pitcher, flask, bottle, jar.
- A measure for liquids; quadrantal; the measure of a ship.