sticharion

noun
sti·​cha·​rion | \ stə̇ˈkärˌyȯn \
plural sticharia\ -​(ˌ)yä \

Definition of sticharion

: an ecclesiastical vestment made in the form of a tunic or long robe similar to an alb and worn by deacons and priests of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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History and Etymology for sticharion

Late Greek, diminutive of stichē, a kind of tunic, from Greek stichos row, line

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“Sticharion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sticharion. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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