amphithyra

amphithyra

[ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh]
noun, plural amphithyra.
1.
Also, amphithyron, amphithura [am-fuh-thoor-uh] , amphithuron. Greek Orthodox Church. a divided curtain in front of the door of the iconostasis.
2.
plural of amphithyron.

Origin:
< Late Greek, equivalent to amphi- amphi- + thýra door

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amphithyron

[ahm-fee-thee-rawn; English am-fith-uh-ron] ,
noun, plural amphithyra [ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh] , amphithyrons.
amphithyra ( def 1 ).
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