variants or less commonly diaconicum
plural diaconica
Eastern Church
: the sacristy at the right or north side of the bema opposite to the prothesis

Word History


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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“Diaconicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaconicon. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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