analogion

noun ana·lo·gi·on \ˌänəˌlȯˈyēˌȯn, -əˈlȯˌyȯn\

Definition of analogion

plural

analogia

\-ˌlȯˈyēˌä, -ˈlȯˌyä\ or

analogions

  1. :  a stand on which choir singers in the Eastern Church keep their books

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Origin and Etymology of analogion

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


First Known Use: 1850


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