dikerion

noun di·ke·ri·on \thēˈkēryȯn\
variants: or

dicerion

\dīˈsirēˌän\

Definition of dikerion

plural

dikeria

\-yȧ\ or

diceria

\-ēə\

Eastern Orthodox Church

  1. :  a two-branched candlestick symbolizing the divine and human natures in Christ used by the bishop for blessing during the service — compare trikerion

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Origin and Etymology of dikerion

New Greek dikērion, from Greek di + Late Greek kērion wax candle, from Greek, honeycomb, from kēros wax — more at cereus


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