Definitions for flagonˈflæg ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flag•onˈflæg ən(n.)

  1. a large bottle for wine, liquors, etc.

    Category: Ceramics

  2. a container for holding liquids with a handle, a spout, and usu. a cover.

    Category: Ceramics

Origin of flagon:

1425–75; late ME, var. of flakon < MF fla(s)con < LL flascōnem, acc. of flascō

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagon(noun)

    a large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout; used to hold alcoholic beverages (usually wine)


  1. flagon(Noun)

    A large bottle for drinks such as wine or cider.

  2. flagon(Noun)

    The amount that such a bottle holds, about 1.13 litres.

  3. flagon(Noun)

    A large vessel usually with a handle, spout and lid, for drinks such as wine or cider.

  4. Origin: flagon, variation of flakon, from flacon, from flascōnem, accusative of flascō "flask, bottle, container", of origin, from flaska "flask, bottle" from flaskōn, from flehtanan, from the practice of plaiting or wrapping bottles in straw casing. See fiasco. Akin to flaska ( Flasche), flaska ( flaske), flasce. More at flask

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flagon(noun)

    a vessel with a narrow mouth, used for holding and conveying liquors. It is generally larger than a bottle, and of leather or stoneware rather than of glass


  1. Flagon

    A flagon is a large leather, metal or ceramic vessel, commonly a pitcher, often used for drink, whether this be water, ale, or something else.


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