plural -s
: a sacristy in the early church and in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Word History


Middle Greek skeuophylakion, from Greek, storehouse, from skeuos vessel, utensil + phylakion, phylakeion fort, from phylak-, phylax guard

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“Sceuophylacium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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