What does flagon mean?

Definitions for flagonˈflæg ən

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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

  2. Origin: [F. flacon, for flascon, fr. OF. flasche, from LL. flasco. See Flask.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flagon

    flag′un, n. a vessel with a narrow neck for holding liquids. [Fr. flacon for flascon—Low L. flasco. See Flask.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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