plural analogia
or analogions
: a stand on which choir singers in the Eastern Church keep their books

Word History


Greek analogeion reading desk, from analegesthai to read through, from ana- + legein to gather, speak

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of analogion was in 1850

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“Analogion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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