catasarka

noun
cat·​a·​sar·​ka | \ ˌkatəˈsärkə \
plural -s

Definition of catasarka

: the second of three altar cloths in the Eastern Church

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History and Etymology for catasarka

Middle Greek katasarka, from Greek kata sarka next to the skin, from kata next to, down + sarka, accusative of sarx flesh

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“Catasarka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catasarka. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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