plural -s
: 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)

Word History


Late Greek synodikon, from neuter of synodikos

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“Synodicon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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