kamelaukion

noun

ka·​me·​lau·​ki·​on
ˌkäməˈlau̇kˌyȯn,
-au̇kēˌȯn
plural -s
: a tall brimless hat worn by priests and monks in some Eastern rites

Word History

Etymology

Middle Greek kamēlaukion, alteration (probably influenced by Greek kamēlos camel) of Late Greek kamelaukion

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“Kamelaukion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kamelaukion. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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