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Definition of ampulla:

  1. A cruet for the wine and water at Mass.
  2. a flask that has two handles; used by Romans for wines or oils
  3. A narrow- necked vessel having two handles and bellying out like a jug.
  4. Any membranous bag shaped like a leathern bottle, as the dilated end of a vessel or duct; especially the dilations of the semicircular canals of the ear.
  5. the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear
  6. The vase in which the holy oil for chrism, unction, or coronation is kept.

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