dikerion

noun
di·ke·ri·on | \t͟hēˈkēryȯn\
variants: or dicerion \dīˈsirēˌän \
plural dikeria\-yȧ \ or diceria\-ēə \

Definition of dikerion 

Eastern Orthodox Church

: 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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History and Etymology for dikerion

New Greek dikērion, from Greek di + Late Greek kērion wax candle, from Greek, honeycomb, from kēros wax

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