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amphithyra

[ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh] /ɑmˈfi θi rɑ; English æmˈfɪθ ər ə/
noun, plural amphithyra.
1.
Also, amphithyron, amphithura
[am-fuh-thoo r-uh] /ˌæm fəˈθʊər ə/ (Show IPA),
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

amphithyron

[ahm-fee-thee-rawn; English am-fith-uh-ron] /ɑmˈfi θi rɔn; English æmˈfɪθ əˌrɒn/
noun, plural amphithyra
[ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh] /ɑmˈfi θi rɑ; English æmˈfɪθ ər ə/ (Show IPA),
amphithyrons.
1.
amphithyra (def 1).
Also, amphithuron.
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