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A pitcher, especially a decorative one with a base, an oval body, and a flaring spout.
a large jug or pitcher with a wide mouth
[C14: from Old French evier, from Latin aquārius water carrier, from aqua water]
1. a pitcher or jug with a wide spout.
2. a decorative vessel with a spout and handle, esp. a tall, slender one with a base.
[1275–1325; < Anglo-French; Old French evier < Latin aquārius vessel for water]