triodion

noun
tri·​odion | \ trēˈȯt͟hyȯn \
plural triodia\ -​yȧ \

Definition of triodion

: 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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History and Etymology for triodion

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

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“Triodion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triodion. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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