epimanikion

noun

ep·​i·​ma·​ni·​kion
ˌepēməˈnēkˌyȯn
plural epimanikia
-yä
: a cuff worn as a liturgical vestment over each sleeve of the sticharion by ecclesiastics of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Word History

Etymology

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near epimanikion

Cite this Entry

“Epimanikion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epimanikion. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!