noun phe·lo·ni·on \fəˈlōnēən\

Definition of phelonion



  1. :  a priest's vestment of the Eastern Orthodox Church that is similar to a western chasuble

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Origin and Etymology of phelonion

Late Greek phelōnion, phailonion, alteration of phainolion, from Latin paenula cloak — more at paenula

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to cast off or become cast off

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