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EtymologyEdit

Maybe from θύος (thúos, burnt offering, incense), but the concept of "vase for pounding the incense" is rather strange. According to Beekes, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuH- (to fly about, to dash).

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θῠείᾱ (thueíāf (genitive θῠείᾱς); first declension

  1. mortar (vessel)
  2. cup of the cottabus

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