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


\īˈrenə̇ˌkän, -ə̇kən, chiefly British -rēn-\

Definition of eirenicon



  1. :  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 — more at irenic

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to cast off or become cast off

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