orarion

noun
ora·​ri·​on | \ ȯˈrärēˌȯn \
variants: or orarium \ ōˈra(a)rēəm , -​rer-​ , -​rār-​ \
plural oraria\ -​rēə \

Definition of orarion

: a stole worn hanging over the left shoulder by a deacon in the Eastern Church

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History and Etymology for orarion

Middle Greek & Late Latin; Middle Greek ōrarion, from Late Latin orarium, from Latin or-, os mouth + -arium -ary

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“Orarion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orarion. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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