diaconicon

noun di·a·con·i·con \ ˌdīəˈkänə̇ˌkän , -əkən \
variants: or less commonly diaconicum \-ə̇kəm\

Definition of diaconicon

plural diaconica \-ə̇kə\
Eastern Church
:the sacristy at the right or north side of the bema opposite to the prothesis

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Origin and Etymology of diaconicon

Late Latin & Late Greek; Late Latin diaconicum, from Late Greek diakonikon, from neuter of diakonikos of a deacon, from Greek, serviceable, from diakonos deacon, servant + -ikos -ic


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