triodion

noun tri·odion \trēˈȯthyȯn\

Definition of triodion

plural

triodia

\-yȧ\
  1. :  a liturgical book of the Eastern church containing the offices from the fourth Sunday before Lent to Easter including canons having usually only three odes instead of the regular nine

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Origin and Etymology of triodion

Middle Greek triōidion, from Greek tri- three + ōidē ode


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