di·​a·​con·​i·​con | \ ˌdīəˈkänə̇ˌkän, -əkən \
variants: or less commonly diaconicum \ -​ə̇kəm \
plural diaconica\ -​ə̇kə \

Definition of diaconicon

Eastern Church
: the sacristy at the right or north side of the bema opposite to the prothesis

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History and Etymology for 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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“Diaconicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaconicon. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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