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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