how to pronounce amphora


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amphora is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of amphora


  1. In botany, the lower valve of the fruit that opens transversely.
  2. A two-handled jar with a narrow neck that was used in ancient times to store or carry wine or oil.
  3. One of various units for measuring liquid or volume during the Roman Empire, measuring between 18.5 and 39 litres depending on the variant.
  4. Ancient unit of volume, for the measurement of the internal capacity of a ship.

amphora frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amphora occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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