eirenicon

noun ei·ren·i·con
variants: or less commonly irenicon \īˈrenə̇ˌkän, -ə̇kən, chiefly British -rēn-\

Definition of eirenicon

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 table
  • —J. E. MacColl

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Origin and Etymology of eirenicon

Late Greek eirēnikon, from neuter of Greek eirēnikos of peace


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