noun ep·i·ma·ni·kion \ˌepēməˈnēkˌyȯn\

Definition of epimanikion



  1. :  a cuff worn as a liturgical vestment over each sleeve of the sticharion by ecclesiastics of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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Origin and Etymology of epimanikion

Middle Greek, from Greek epi- + Late Greek manikion sleeve, diminutive of manika, from Latin manica — more at manche

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to cast off or become cast off

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