variants or less commonly irenicon
chiefly British -rēn-
plural -s
: a statement that attempts to harmonize conflicting doctrines (as in a church) : reconciliation
can a new eirenicon be enforced on rival sects by making them share a common ping-pong tableJ. E. MacColl

Word History


Late Greek eirēnikon, from neuter of Greek eirēnikos of peace

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“Eirenicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eirenicon. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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