from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ceramic pharmacy or drug jar, generally majolica ware. They are usually tall rather than wide, and often of a waisted shape. Albarelli originated in the Middle East but their name is from Italian.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An earthen vessel, cylindrical in general shape, the sides externally concave, used in the fifteenth century and later as a drug-pot.