sticheron

noun sti·che·ron \stə̇ˈkiˌrän\

Definition of sticheron

plural

stichera

\-irə\
  1. :  a short hymn following usually a verse from the Psalms in the Eastern Church

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Origin and Etymology of sticheron

Middle Greek stichēron, from neuter of stichēros of verse, from Greek stichos row, line, verse


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