ewer

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English[edit]

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French ewer, circa 1795, made of hard-paste porcelain
Rococo French ewer, circa 1771, made of silver

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ewer, from Anglo-Norman or Old French ewer, eawer (modern French évier), from Latin aquārium, from aqua (water). Doublet of aquarium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈjuː.ə/, /ˈjʊə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈju.ɚ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ewer (plural ewers)

  1. A kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug with a shape like a vase and a handle.

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Interjection[edit]

ewer

  1. yes

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French ewer, from Latin aquārium.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛu̯ˈɛːr/, /ˈɛu̯ər/

Noun[edit]

ewer (uncountable)

  1. ewer
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  • English: ewer
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ewer

  1. Alternative form of eure

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ewe +‎ -er, from Latin aquārium, or from an unattested Vulgar Latin *aquāria, from Latin aquārius, from aqua.

Noun[edit]

ewer m (oblique plural ewers, nominative singular ewers, nominative plural ewer)

  1. ewer

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