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I.a vessel of various kinds, a jar to hold milk, etc., Hom.: a vat for the vintage, Hes.; a vase, pitcher, pail, Hdt., attic
II.a coffer or ark, in which children were laid, Hdt., Eur.: a chest for clothes, Soph.: a cinerary urn, id=Soph.
III.the cell of a honeycomb, Anth.

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