analogion

noun

ana·​lo·​gi·​on
ˌänəˌlȯˈyēˌȯn,
-əˈlȯˌyȯn
plural analogia
-ˌlȯˈyēˌä,
-ˈlȯˌyä
or analogions
: a stand on which choir singers in the Eastern Church keep their books

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analogion. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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