nounWord forms: plural ˈcalaˌthi (ˈkæləˌθaɪ
; kalˈət hīˌ)
in ancient Greece
, a basket for fruits: in art, a symbol of abundance
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Word origin of 'calathus'L < Gr kalathos; prob. akin to klōthein, to spin