artophorion

noun ar·to·pho·ri·on \ -ˈfōrēˌän \

Definition of artophorion

plural artophoria \-rēə\
: a container for the reserved sacrament in the Eastern Church

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Origin and Etymology of artophorion

Middle Greek, from Greek, bread basket, from arto- + -phorion (akin to pherein to carry)


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