epimanikion

noun
ep·​i·​ma·​ni·​kion | \ ˌepēməˈnēkˌyȯn \
plural epimanikia\ -​yä \

Definition of epimanikion

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

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History and Etymology for epimanikion

Middle Greek, from Greek epi- + Late Greek manikion sleeve, diminutive of manika, from Latin manica

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“Epimanikion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epimanikion. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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