omophorion

noun

omo·​pho·​ri·​on
ˌōməˈfōrēən,
ˌäm-
plural omophoria
-ēə
: the distinctive vestment of bishops of the Eastern Church corresponding to the pallium of the Western Church but made in two forms and worn in one form or the other by all bishops during the celebration of liturgical offices

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek ōmophorion, from Greek ōm- om- + Late Greek -phorion (from Greek pherein to bear, carry)

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“Omophorion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omophorion. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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