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From Ancient Greek φιάλη (phiálē).


phiala f (genitive phialae); first declension

  1. saucer (or similar broad, flat bowl)
  2. (Late Latin) a censer, thurible


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative phiala phialae
genitive phialae phialārum
dative phialae phialīs
accusative phialam phialās
ablative phialā phialīs
vocative phiala phialae


  • phiala in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • phiala in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “phiala”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • phiala in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • phiala in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • phiala in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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