prokeimenon

noun
pro·​kei·​me·​non | \ prōˈkīməˌnän\
plural prokeimena\ -​nə \

Definition of prokeimenon

: a short anthem sung in Eastern churches before the reading of a passage from the Acts, the Epistles, or the Apocalypse

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History and Etymology for prokeimenon

Late Greek, from Greek, neuter of prokeimenōs, present participle of prokeisthai to lie before, precede, from pro- pro- entry 1 + keisthai to lie

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