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What is a Demijohn vase?

Via Wolfe Rizor Interiors. The word demijohn is French and is used to describe any large, narrow-necked bottle that is used to hold liquid. The antique demijohns are from Europe and were most often used to transport or store wine. They come in a myriad of colors, but the antiques are frequently green.

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Similarly one may ask, what is a Demijohn used for?

Transporting liquids, Storage

Also Know, what size is a Demijohn? The most common glass demijohn takes one gallon. That is 4.54 litres, or 8 pints, or the equivalent of 6 wine bottles. This makes them perfect for making a 6 bottle wine kit.

Regarding this, what is the difference between a carboy and a Demijohn?

There is no difference between a demijohn and a carboy. Demijohns or carboys a basically big bottles that can be sealed with a bung. They can be made out of either glass or plastic and usually between somewhere between 1 gallon and 5 gallons in capacity.

Why do they call it a carboy?

????), from Middle Persian Karāvah. Arabic also aborrowed it as qarrāba, "big jug". Demijohn originally referred to any glass vessel with a large body and small neck, enclosed in wickerwork.

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