troparion

noun tro·pa·rion \trȯˈpär(ˌ)yȯn\

Definition of troparion

plural

troparia

\-yä\
  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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