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n. pl. cal·a·thi (-thī′)
A vase-shaped basket represented in Greek painting and sculpture.

[Latin, from Greek kalathos.]


n, pl -thi (-ˌθaɪ)
(Art Terms) a vase-shaped basket represented in ancient Greek art, used as a symbol of fruitfulness
[C18: from Latin, from Greek kalathos]
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