noun tro·pa·rion \trȯˈpär(ˌ)yȯn\

Definition of troparion



  1. :  a short hymn in rhythmic prose sung or chanted liturgically in the Eastern Orthodox Church; specifically :  a stanza of an ode (see ode 2)

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Origin and Etymology of troparion

Late Greek, diminutive of Greek tropos trope

First Known Use: 1762

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a brief usually trivial fact

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