typicon

noun
ty·​pi·​con
variants: or typikon \ ¦tēpē¦kȯn \
plural typica\ -​kä \ or typicons\ -​kȯnz \ or typika\ -​kä \

Definition of typicon

: a book containing rules and rubrics for the religious services of the church year in the Eastern Church

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History and Etymology for typicon

Middle Greek typikon, from neuter of typikos prescribed, regular, from Greek, typical

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“Typicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typicon. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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