syn·​odi·​con | \ sə̇ˈnädə̇ˌkän, sēnȯt͟hēˈkȯn \
plural -s

Definition of synodicon

: a letter, decree, or other document emanating from a synod in the Eastern Orthodox Church specifically : an instrument of appointment to a high ecclesiastical office (as of a bishop)

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History and Etymology for synodicon

Late Greek synodikon, from neuter of synodikos

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“Synodicon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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